Items Tagged with 'Truck transportation'



Electronic logging devices

Detractors persist as frequently challenged mandate takes effect
A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rule requiring the use of electronic logging devices to track driver hours of service is in effect, but critics remain vocal.
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Truck crashes increased after restart rule, ATRI claims

Arlington, VA – A statistically significant increase in commercial truck crashes occurred following the implementation of a 34-hour restart provision in the federal hours-of-service rule, according to the American Transportation Research Institute.
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Trucking groups request expanded proposal on drug, alcohol database

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.
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