Washington – The Department of Transportation should clarify its Emergency Response Guidebook so firefighters, medical technicians and police offers know it does not pertain to chemical incidents at fixed facilities, according to the Chemical Safety Board.
Arlington, VA – A coalition of transportation groups is asking the Department of Transportation to direct the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to remove motor carrier safety scores from public view, saying research has shown the data is unreliable.
Washington – The Department of Transportation’s National Freight Advisory Committee recently submitted recommendations to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx for improving the national freight system.
Washington – The Department of Transportation is scheduled to host a public outreach session on May 6 regarding its ongoing study of the safety and infrastructure impacts of increasing truck size and weight limits.
Washington – OSHA and the Department of Transportation should increase collaboration to protect whistleblowers in the transportation industry, concludes a report released March 19 by the Government Accountability Office.