On Friday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) placed four additional research studies in the official rulemaking docket for the Hours-of-Service (HOS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). The four studies are:
The FMCSA is reopening the HOS NPRM comment period to allow for public review and discussion of these studies. As FMCSA is committed to receiving and analyzing all public comments on the studies before it completes its work on the final rule, the agency will extend the final rule publication date. FMCSA has advised parties to the settlement agreement of the need for an extended rulemaking schedule. The research studies are available on the FMCSA website or regulations.gov.
The DePaul report evaluates the remarkable implications of the resurgence of intercity bus travel on the competitive landscape of U.S. travel.
The final rule's annual net benefits are an estimated $42 million, with crash reductions resulting from annual and pre-employment queries by FMCSA-regulated motor carriers.
The International Motorcoach Group has announced a five-year commitment to the SYTA Youth Foundation.
Arizona Department of Public Safety officials said the bus driver “did an amazing job” keeping the vehicle upright after one of its front wheels was damaged in the high-speed collision.
The new facility is located just off Hwy 101 near San Francisco’s SFO airport, which offers a very convenient location for customers.
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