Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched its online Training Provider Registry on Feb. 7 – the “final step” of a 2016 rule on minimum training requirements for entry-level commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Federal officials say requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to use electronic logging devices to record their hours of service – a mandate set to begin in December 2017 – will reduce fatigue-related crashes.
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.