How carriers adapt and use the supply chain to their advantage could decide the winners and losers of the post-COVID-19 transportation world, according to Lee A. Clair, the managing partner of Transportation and Logistics Advisors. Read more

 

On May 15, 2019, FMCSA published a notice requesting comments on a possible new pilot program to allow drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles in interstate commerce. Read more

 

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, today launched the 2020 Top Industry Issues Survey. Read more

 

Nearly $80 million was awarded to educational entities and state agencies for commercial motor vehicle safety efforts, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced. Read more

 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a pilot program that would offer drivers additional hours-of-service flexibility by allowing them to pause their 14-hour driving window. Read more

 

Unemployment claims fell slightly last week but remained historically high, signaling layoffs continue as the coronavirus continues to hamper the economic recovery. Read more

 

In just over a month — at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 29 — revised hours-of-service rules go into effect for commercial drivers across the country. The new rules create more flexibility for drivers while keeping a focus on highway safety, according to Joseph DeLorenzo, the acting associate administrator for enforcement at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Read more

 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration acting Administrator Jim Mullen will leave his position at the end of August with Wiley Deck, a senior policy adviser within DOT’s Office of the Secretary, assuming the role of deputy administrator. Deck previously served as director of government affairs at FMCSA. Read more

 

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week will proceed as scheduled, Aug. 23-29. Read more

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