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.
Washington – The Federal Highway Administration should launch a study of state laws to determine the best methods for regulating oversize and overweight vehicles, according to a report released Feb. 26 by the Government Accountability Office.
Olympia, WA – Strains, sprains and overexertion injuries are the most common causes for workers’ compensation claims in the trucking industry in Washington state, according to a report from the state’s Department of Labor and Industries.
Washington – Four out of five Americans oppose legislative efforts to increase the number of hours truckers can drive per week, according to the results of a poll released by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety and the Truck Safety Coalition.
Washington – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and a group of safety advocates have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Transportation regarding training standards for entry-level truck drivers.