Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has scheduled a public meeting for Aug. 29 to discuss recommendations from a National Academies of Sciences study to establish a new statistical model to support FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System website.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn proposed changes to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program and removed them from its Safety Measurement System website as part of a larger planned overhaul, according to a notice published in the July 16 Federal Register.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued guidance intended to clarify the agricultural commodities exemption and the “personal conveyance” provision in driver hours-of-service regulations, according to separate notices published in the June 7 Federal Register.
Washington — A bipartisan group of 30 senators is calling for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Administrator Raymond Martinez to “explore improvements” to hours-of-service regulations for commercial truck drivers.
Washington — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Administrator Raymond Martinez affirmed his belief in electronic logging devices, but said “additional flexibility” is forthcoming for agricultural transporters, during a May 22 hearing before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee.
Washington — A recent attempt to hack the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners website was unsuccessful and no personal information was exposed, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking for input on how existing regulations for commercial motor vehicles may need to be changed, updated or eliminated to further the safe testing and deployment of CMVs equipped with automated driving systems.
Washington — Raymond Martinez is the new chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Ronald Batory takes over as head of the Federal Railroad Administration, after the pair received Senate confirmation on Feb. 13.