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
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
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
The shortage of drivers remains the most pressing issue affecting the trucking industry, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s annual survey.
October 27, 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
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
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
The American Trucking Associations, along with the industry as a whole, began its week-long celebration of the 3.6 million commercial truck drivers who are the focus of the annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
September 14, 2020
Based on the percentage of drivers with a prior incident on their records, Insurify identifies bus, postal, and truck drivers as the best, and valet, limo, and delivery workers as the worst.
August 26, 2020
UrgentCareTravel and ERoad have partnered to offer health services to ERoad customers.
August 18, 2020
While age does have some impact on potential truck driver risk, commercial motor vehicle driving experience is more important than age when considering risk, according to a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study.
July 27, 2020
Following the announcement from Love’s Travel Stops requiring the use of masks by all employees and customers last week, both the Pilot Company and TravelCenters of America (TA) will now observe the same policy in all of their facilities across the country.
July 27, 2020
NATSO is now encouraging all truckstops and travel plazas to adopt a policy requiring customers to wear some type of face covering to protect the health and safety of both employees and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 24, 2020
SmartDrive Systems recently announced the release of SmartSense for Speeding for Conditions and Sitting Duck, both of which offer new capabilities to increase driver safety.
July 21, 2020