As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching a national campaign to crackdown on texting while driving.
On April 1, 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revoked the operating authority registration and suspended the U.S. Department of Transportation number registration for a local trucking company.
On March 31, 2014, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the issuance of a final rule which requires rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May, 2018.
During a panel discussion held at the Fleet Forum in Louisville, Kentucky last week, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Ann Ferro confirmed the agency’s plans to conduct a split rest pilot study.
According to the United States Department of Transportation (“US DOT”), a rule requiring that heavy trucks install and use a speed limiter may be in place as soon as October 2014.