Greenbelt, MD — Commercial motor vehicle inspectors throughout North America will perform announced and unannounced brake system inspections Aug. 22-28 during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration once again is extending temporary hours-of-service exemptions and other “regulatory relief” for commercial motor vehicle drivers transporting items intended to assist with COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts.
Washington — A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine study of the effects of LED roadway lighting on driver alertness and sleep health has found that, despite concerns, LED lighting is no worse than another common type of roadway lighting.
Washington — Prompted by a reported cyberattack that has resulted in a disruption of service along a major petroleum pipeline, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on May 9 issued a temporary hours-of-service exemption to commercial motor vehicle operators transporting gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other refined petroleum products to 17 states and the District of Columbia, as part of emergency relief efforts.
Washington — The rate of pedestrian deaths jumped more than 20% in the first half of 2020 as speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recently released report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.