FMCSA
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Safety Belt Use Increased Since 2007 Among Truck Drivers, New Survey Says

Seat belt use up since 2007 among truck drivers TT File Photo

The number of truck drivers wearing safety belts increased by more than 20% since 2007, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 14, 2017
Government, Safety

Senate Panel Schedules Hearing With FMCSA Nominee Ray Martinez

Ray Martinez This Is Jersey TV via YouTube

President Donald Trump’s choice for the top job at the federal trucking regulatory agency will tell senators Oct. 31 why they should confirm him.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 26, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Ray Martinez Cites Top Industry Priorities if Confirmed for FMCSA Post

Ray Martinez This is Jersey TV via YouTube

Ray Martinez's top priorities would be ensuring proper regulatory balance and smooth integration of self-driving technologies, and expanding partnerships with the private sector if he is confirmed to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 20, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 2: Seriously, ELD Mandate Is Happening

OOIDA's Todd Spencer Owner-Operator Indpendent Drivers Association via YouTube

Failed attempts in court and on Capitol Hill to delay the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have done little to discourage critics of the rule who continue to push for a delay. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

New ELD Vendors Flood Market as Mandate Nears

ELD device KeepTruckin

A growing number of technology vendors have been flooding the market with new electronic logging device products in advance of the federal ELD mandate that takes effect Dec. 18.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Government

Capitol Agenda for the Week of July 17: CSA Under the Microscope

Daphne Jefferson testifying House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

A House hearing will focus on the controversial methodology of FMCSA's Compliance, Safety, Accountability performance scoring program. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2017

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