Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is asking for stakeholder input on how detention – the time a commercial motor vehicle driver spends during loading and unloading – affects roadway safety.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now eyeing July 31 as the publication date for a proposed rule the agency says would add flexibility to hours-of-service regulations for commercial truck drivers, according to a Department of Transportation regulatory update released in June.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are requesting public comment on two advance notices of proposed rulemaking regarding the integration of vehicles equipped with automated driving systems.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a commercial bus industry group’s preemption request concerning California’s meal and rest break rules for commercial drivers.
Greenbelt, MD — Inspectors across North America will examine braking systems, lights, tires and other components on commercial trucks and buses June 4-6 during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual International Roadcheck.
Washington — June 7 is the target date for publication of a proposed rule intended to add flexibility to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours-of-service regulations for commercial truck drivers, according to a Department of Transportation regulatory update released in May.
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created a webpage that outlines specifics of the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, a national online database intended to provide – in real time – the names of commercial motor vehicle drivers who have failed drug and alcohol tests.
Washington — The Federal Highway Administration is conducting a second Jason’s Law survey seeking feedback about the availability of safe truck parking from commercial motor vehicle operators, trucking operations managers, and truck stop owners and operators.
Austin, TX — A perceived growing shortage of commercial motor vehicle drivers and potential changes to hours-of-service rules are the top issues affecting the trucking industry, according to an annual survey conducted by the American Transportation Research Institute.
Washington — The Senate on Oct. 3 passed an extensive package of bipartisan opioid legislation with provisions that include boosting efforts to improve the coordination of emergency department overdose care and advancing hair testing as an accepted drug-testing method for transportation industry employees.