April 17, 2014
The Teletrac logging system includes safety analytics to measure and monitor driver safety behavior and electronic daily vehicle inspection reports and electronic driver logs to accurately document hours of service.
April 2, 2014
The union representative said the operator had worked 69 hours in the seven days before the crash, while a CTA spokesperson said that she worked 55 hours and was off for 18 hours before her shift during which the accident occurred.
February 20, 2014
Offers the TPC 7600, an in-cab mobile computing device; the TND 760, a one-box, one-cable mobile fleet management device; and the HD 100, a small black box about designed to pair with tablets, phones, and the company’s IntelliRoute TND 720 GPS device.
September 19, 2013
Will be held on Sept. 25 at 10:00 a.m. PST and is free of charge. It will cover the four major factors affecting alertness and how they are addressed by hours-of-service rules. Attendees will learn effective methods for proactively managing driver fatigue and ways to identify high-risk drivers.
July 2, 2012
Mandates creation of system that allows passengers to compare the safety performance of each bus company and to annually reevaluate carriers that serve primarily urban areas with high passenger loads like New York.
December 27, 2011
Says FMCSA and states need to partner on HOS to ensure compliance, the industry needs to support the rule with comprehensive Fatigue Risk Management Systems, and that the U.S. DOT should have gone further in prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones while operating their vehicles.
August 12, 2011
The new rule, based on “fatigue science,” will use fatigue modeling tools and data on human alertness factors and guide the scheduling of train crews to reduce the likelihood of a hazardous work schedule. It includes maximum on-duty periods and minimum off-duty periods for passenger train employees.
May 6, 2011
Reopening the Hours-of-Service (HOS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking comment period to allow for public review and discussion of four new studies.
March 21, 2011
All buses that were pulled over by state transportation investigators and law enforcement were ordered off the road. One major reason was the lack of an updated hours of service log book.
March 5, 2010
Speaking before the annual conference of the National Sleep Foundation in Washington, D.C., Chairman Hersman said fatigue has been a concern for the NTSB since the creation of the agency in 1967 and an issue on its Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements since the list was established in 1990.
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