With more drivers and equipment to manage, some fleet operators have implemented technology to help navigate the complexity of the industry’s regulations and better manage safety audits.
Program Aired: June 23, 2022. Over the next two years federal regulators are expected to propose new trucking regulations that will significantly alter the world in which professional drivers, motor carriers, and trucks operate. Precisely how these regulations come about – their timing, cost, and content – are strongly affected by politics, the economy and by you, through your comments to the rulemaking dockets.June 23, 2022
Program Aired: April 21, 2022. Managing compliance is critical in a landscape of nuclear verdicts and company-crushing audit violation penalties.April 21, 2022
A proposal to restore certain environmental review guidelines for infrastructure projects that were modified by the Trump administration was announced by the Biden White House.
Several types of railroad construction and maintenance equipment would be exempted from OSHA’s construction crane rule if details of a proposal released July 18 take effect.
View this webinar.November 2, 2017
California took another step Oct. 11 toward permitting testing of self-driving vehicles without a human driver, continuing a shift away from previous policies that companies criticized as being overly restrictive.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it is granting the Truck Renting and Leasing Association a five-year exemption from a federal requirement that all trucks be equipped with electronic logging devices to record drivers’ hours of service.
While advancements in autonomous — or self-driving — cars get much of the attention, development of self-driving commercial vehicles is speeding forward.
Industry Stakeholders Generally Support a National Academy of Sciences CSA Study, But Still See Challenges Ahead
While many trucking stakeholders have said for years that they support the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program in concept, not all are convinced that the recommendations of an elite academic panel of the National Academy of Sciences will plug all the holes in the program.