Episode 53: Decatur, TN Crash Investigation

In a new episode of our Behind the Scene @NTSB podcast, we talk with Meg Sweeney, Project Manager and Shawn Currie, Motor Carrier Factors …Episode 53: Decatur, TN Crash Investigation

FMCSA Moves to Tighten Hours of Service Requirements During Economic Emergencies | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

FMCSA Moves to Tighten Hours of Service Requirements During Economic Emergencies By Seyfarth Shaw LLP on December 8, 2022 POSTED IN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, DOT, TRANSPORTATION — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/2022/12/fmcsa-moves-to-tighten-hours-of-service-requirements-during-economic-emergencies/

Episode 52: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

This week is Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. In a new episode of our Behind-the-Scene @NTSB podcast, we talk with Safety Recommendations Division …Episode 52: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Driving Change: Ensuring a Safe Work Environment in the Trucking Industry | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

Driving Change: Ensuring a Safe Work Environment in the Trucking Industry — Read on blog.dol.gov/2022/04/27/driving-change-ensuring-a-safe-work-environment-in-the-trucking-industry

Congress Mandates FMCSA Rule On EOBR’s & Other Safety Initiatives

MAP-21 signed into law on July 6th Posted July 6, 2012 The U.S. Congress has passed a massive new transportation funding bill that contains numerous provisions affecting motor carrier safety, including a controversial mandate that all interstate truck and bus drivers that are required to maintain a record of duty status (driver log) use electronic … Continue reading Congress Mandates FMCSA Rule On EOBR’s & Other Safety Initiatives

2010 Highway Safety Report: Which States Make the Grade?

On Jan. 11, highway safety advocates released the seventh annual report grading states on their performance on adopting and maintaining model traffic safety laws. This year, the report focused on text messaging, graduated driving licensing (GDL) programs and ignition interlock laws for drunk driving offenders. In recent years, an annual average of 5.8 million crashes … Continue reading 2010 Highway Safety Report: Which States Make the Grade?

Commercial Trucker’s Hours of Service Violations Put Driving Public at Risk

Posted by Mark Williams Sunday, August 23, 2009 7:59 PM EST There are perhaps few things more dangerous on our highways than a sleepy commercial truck driver. In order to address this, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) adopts “hours of service” rules for drivers of commercial trucks, semis, and big-rigs. However, a number … Continue reading Commercial Trucker’s Hours of Service Violations Put Driving Public at Risk