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.
Washington – Transportation officials want to hear from stakeholders about the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among rail workers and commercial motor vehicle drivers, as well as the best methods to diagnose and treat the disorder.
Washington – T.F. Scott Darling III emphasized the importance of diligence and collaboration during a Jan. 20 Senate committee hearing that focused on his nomination to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.