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New Alternative Vision Standard for Commercial Drivers

After years of issuing exemptions on an individual basis for commercial drivers with poor or no vision in one eye, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has adopted a new program for such drivers to become qualified.

January 21, 2022

New Chief Named for FMCSA

New Chief Named for FMCSA

The U.S. Department of Transportation has named a new deputy administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to replace the departing Meera Joshi.

January 19, 2022

Supreme Court Stays OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate

Supreme Court Stays OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate

The Supreme Court on Jan. 13 halted enforcement of a controversial emergency rule that would have required business with more than 100 employees to require workers to have COVID-19 vaccines or else undergo weekly testing.

January 13, 2022

OSHA: Some Truck Drivers Exempt from COVID-19 Vaccine-or-Test Mandate
Study Suggests Cocaine Use More Prevalent than Marijuana Among Truck Drivers
Supreme Court to Hear Vaccine Mandate Challenge This Week

Supreme Court to Hear Vaccine Mandate Challenge This Week

The U.S. Supreme Court is returning to the bench early to hear a challenge to the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine/testing requirements for larger employers. The trucking industry is among those groups watching the situation closely.

January 3, 2022

110-Year Trucker Sentence Cut to 10 by Governor
Court Could Reduce Trucker's 110-Year Sentence

Court Could Reduce Trucker's 110-Year Sentence

Truck driver Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ 110-year sentence for a Colorado crash that killed four could be reduced after a public outcry. A judge has scheduled a Jan. 13 hearing.

December 27, 2021

FMCSA Chief Joshi Leaving for NYC Deputy Mayor Job

FMCSA Chief Joshi Leaving for NYC Deputy Mayor Job

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration remains without a confirmed administrator with news that Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi is leaving the position to work for New York City's new mayor.

December 20, 2021

Trucking Groups Challenge COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in Court
COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate On Hold

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate On Hold

An emergency COVID-19 vaccine/testing rule from OSHA has been put on hold by an appeals court in the face of multiple legal challenges, while it appears that many truck drivers could be exempt.

November 8, 2021

Vaccine Mandate: Trucking Unsuccessful in Getting Drivers Exempted
State Licensing Offices and the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse: What Fleets Need to Know About the New Rule
Automatic Emergency Braking on DOT Agenda

Automatic Emergency Braking on DOT Agenda

The U.S. Department of Transportation included automatic emergency braking for both light- and heavy-duty vehicles on its regulatory agenda, which identifies actions the DOT plans to take during the next year and beyond.

June 14, 2021

Bluewire to Deploy Data in Defense of Trucking Industry
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