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.
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.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program has enhanced federal efforts to improve safety in the commercial truck and bus industries, concludes a study released Feb. 5 by the government’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration can completely shut down commercial truck and bus companies that show an “egregious” pattern of non-compliance with federal safety regulations, under a new final rule set to go into effect Feb. 21.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has eliminated a requirement that commercial motor vehicle operators report out-of-state traffic convictions to their licensing state, according to a final rule scheduled to go into effect May 28.