Topic : FMCSA

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NTSB makes recs to curb sleep apnea

Motorcoach| October 20, 2009
Recommendations call for FMCSA to identify and provide guidance for commercial drivers suffering from obstructive sleep apnea.

CVSA, FMCSA launch driver safety campaign

Accessibility| October 14, 2009
Operation Safe Driver is a national awareness and enforcement campaign that targets improving both commercial and non-commercial driver behavior and performance through effective enforcement, education and awareness strategies.
Motorcoach| October 9, 2009

FMCSA to launch driver pre-employment screening

By using driver safety information during pre-employment screening, motor carriers will be able to better assess potential safety risks of a prospective driver-employee, and drivers will have additional opportunities to verify the data in their driving history and correct any discrepancies.
Motorcoach| September 25, 2009

Safety Advocates file petition to curb cell use

Study found that texting increased the risk of a safety-critical driving event for truck drivers by 23.2 times. Another study conducted in 2006 found that drivers using cell phones failed to stop at stop signs 10 times more often than drivers not using cell phones.
Motorcoach| September 3, 2009

FMCSA posts proposal to increase UCR fees

Believes its proposed new fee levels will both encourage states to aggressively enforce the UCR fees rule and generate the necessary revenue to execute state motor carrier safety programs.
Motorcoach| August 26, 2009

Midwest charter co. receives top safety scores

Company encourages college and university travel coordinators to research motorcoach carriers by asking for their DOT Number and running it through the results found at www.safersys.org, the FMCSA website.
Bus| June 10, 2009

Anne Ferro nominated to head FMCSA

Ferro is currently President of the Maryland Motor Truck Association and serves on several regional advisory committees relating to freight planning, highway safety and transportation funding.
Motorcoach| May 1, 2009

LaHood orders motorcoach safety review

United States Department of Transportation agencies participating in the creation of the Action Plan include the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
Motorcoach| March 27, 2009

BISC reminds operators to include safety tools

FMCSA regulations require that operators communicate instructions on what to do in emergency situations to bus riders prior to any coach departure.
Bus| March 16, 2009

CVSA chooses safety focus priorities

Eight areas outlined included an increased focus on requiring new entrants to receive training and pass minimum standards, and state-mandated annual bus inspection programs.

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