Washington – Aug. 23 will be the start date for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s previously announced decision to allow states to update certain roadside violation data for truck and bus drivers, the agency stated June 5.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit carriers, shippers, receivers and other entities from forcing truck and bus drivers to violate federal regulations so shipments or passengers can be delivered faster.
Arlington, VA – A group of organizations representing the truck and bus industries and law enforcement is petitioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to expand the scope of the agency’s proposal for establishing a national database of truck and bus drivers’ drug and alcohol test results.
Grain Valley, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is petitioning to extend a May 21 deadline by which truck and bus drivers must use only pre-approved providers for their medical certification exams.
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.
Arlington, VA – Commercial drivers still lack a solid understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, according to a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Bloomsburg, PA – Adding an obstructive sleep apnea screening to commercial driver medical examinations is effective at identifying OSA risk among truck and bus drivers, concludes a recent study from Bloomsburg University.