Washington – The American Trucking Associations is calling on Congress to move forward with legislation that would retain the current hours-of-service restart rule for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Beverly Hills, CA – Your vehicle’s front windshield can provide some protection from the sun’s rays, but its side windows? Not so much, according to a new study conducted by Boxer Wachler Vision Institute.
Washington – The number of deadly crashes involving large trucks and buses has fallen even as the number of vehicle miles traveled increased, according to a report released April 15 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Washington – A 34-hour restart provision that includes overnight rest breaks could once again be included in hours-of-service rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers, contingent on the results of a study being conducted by the Department of Transportation.
Washington – Citing “an epidemic of workplace violence” against bus drivers and other transit operators, a group of organizations is calling on the Federal Transit Administration to issue a final rule that would strengthen protections against physical assaults and other attacks within the industry.
Washington – A new training resource aims to provide emergency responders with important information and best practices for responding to rail incidents involving flammable liquids such as crude oil and ethanol.