Arlington, VA – The American Trucking Associations is calling for the federal government to release guidelines and standards regarding the use of hair samples as a drug-testing method for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Washington – Commercial motor vehicle drivers who haul certain hazardous materials will continue to be exempt from a 30-minute rest break rule until Aug. 20, 2020, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Arlington, VA – The majority of commercial motor vehicle drivers who participated in a study to screen for obstructive sleep apnea paid some or all of the costs involved with the screening, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute.
Washington – The American Trucking Associations is calling on Congress to move forward with legislation that would retain the current hours-of-service restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Arlington, VA – Fatalities involving trucks continue to decline in the United States despite a sharp increase in the number of miles traveled by commercial motor vehicles, according to an analysis from the American Trucking Associations.
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 – The American Trucking Associations is seeking motor carriers to take part in a survey that would help form a better idea of how much time and money motor carriers devote to safety every year.
Arlington, VA – A statistically significant increase in commercial truck crashes occurred following the implementation of a 34-hour restart provision in the federal hours-of-service rule, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.