The National Registry of Medical Examiners has been plagued with problems since its rollout in 2014, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has done a poor job of oversight, according to a review by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.
January 15, 2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed a pilot program to evaluate even more flexible sleeper-berth split options in the hours of service rules.
January 14, 2021
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to eliminate its federal vision exemption waiver program and instead let medical professionals and motor carriers determine whether drivers with limited vision in one eye may drive commercial motor vehicles.
January 12, 2021
"Yard moves" can be logged as on duty not driving under trucker hours of service regulations – but just what constitutes a yard move? See how FMCSA proposed to define a yard move.
January 4, 2021
Truck drivers likely will not be in the next wave of people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, although that will vary by state.
December 21, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its COVID-19 emergency waiver of commercial drivers’ licenses, learners permits, and medical certificate requirements.
December 18, 2020
DOT officers put almost 21% of the commercial vehicles inspected out of service during Roadcheck 2020, CVSA reported. Read how that compares to 2019 results.
December 18, 2020
As COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths surge, federal officials near approval of the first vaccine to ward off the novel coronavirus – and there are questions about where truck drivers will be on the priority list.
December 10, 2020
A bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level has passed the House – although it has virtually no chance of getting through the Republican-controlled Senate. The bill also would allow marijuana to remain on the list of disqualifying substances for safety-sensitive transportation workers such as truck drivers.
December 7, 2020
Three new Samsara AI Dash Cam features are designed to help fleets navigate the challenges of remotely coaching, training, and engaging drivers.
December 1, 2020
Lytx recently added several new features to DriveCam that will quickly, comprehensively, and accurately identify risky driver behavior, according to the company.
October 27, 2020
Drivewyze’s new Safety+ offers fleets the ability to create customizable, proactive driving alerts and context-based driver coaching to help commercial truck drivers improve their safety scores and create a safer environment on the roadways.
October 14, 2020
Changes to truck driver hours of service rules, designed to offer drivers more flexibility, take effect at 12 a.m. eastern time on Sept. 29.
September 28, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to disrupt the ability to get commercial licenses, permits, and medical cards renewed, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued another waiver.
September 21, 2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator will be launching a new panel to its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee comprised of commercial motor vehicle drivers which will provide direct feedback to FMCSA on important issues facing the industry.
September 18, 2020