Washington – A recently released report from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Medical Review Board offers recommendations for helping commercial motor vehicle drivers who have controlled diabetes remain safe on the road.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a pilot program that would allow a limited number of military veterans between 18 and 21 years old to operate a commercial motor vehicle for interstate commerce, according to a notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Aug. 22 Federal Register.
Washington – Serious incidents involving e-cigarettes and similar battery-powered, portable electronic smoking devices have prompted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue a safety advisory aimed at commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Washington – Commercial drivers who transport livestock and bees are exempt from certain hours-of-service requirements as part of a final rule published July 22 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Federal Railroad Administration have extended to July 8 the deadline for comment on an advance notice of proposed rulemaking aimed at learning more about the effects of obstructive sleep apnea on transportation workers in safety-sensitive positions.
Washington – All passengers in large commercial trucks will be required to wear seat belts whenever the vehicles take part in interstate commerce, according to a final rule published June 7 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.