FMCSA safety trucking

Government, Business

FMCSA’s Martinez Touts Voluntary Safety Culture to Supplement Government’s Role

FMCSA's Ray Martinez FMCSA Administrator Martinez speaks to the Road to Zero Coalition. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Regardless of how many drivers they oversee, trucking companies must helm a culture shift toward safety to reduce roadway fatalities, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief Ray Martinez.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 21, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Advocates Name Best, Worst States for Highway Safety Law Enforcement

Rhode Island welcome sign Haydn Blackey/Flickr

Rhode Island received top marks on an advocacy group’s recent report card that evaluates states on their ability to enforce highway safety laws.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2018
Government, Safety, Business

U.S. to Ease Inspections Rule for Truckers, Official Says

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will propose a regulation later this year that would absolve truck drivers of their duty to file reports about truck and trailer inspections that do not find any equipment defects, a federal official said.

May 21, 2013