Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finished collecting data for its six-month study into the safety effects of a 34-hour restart rule regarding commercial motor vehicle drivers’ hours of service, the agency announced Oct. 1.
Washington – The American Trucking Associations is taking issue with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s interpretation of a new Government Accountability Office report on FMCSA’s research into the federal hours-of-service rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Washington – A federal safety management system that includes data on all crashes involving commercial motor vehicles – not only incidents in which truckers were at fault – is unfair and should be changed, critics say.
Federal official tells Senate subcommittee that electronic logging devices in commercial trucks will improve safety. Also: updates on driver hours of service and the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published details about an upcoming study into whether a 34-hour restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers improves safety for truckers and commuters.
Washington – The Federal Highway Administration should launch a study of state laws to determine the best methods for regulating oversize and overweight vehicles, according to a report released Feb. 26 by the Government Accountability Office.