Safety http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en Your July 2 Pre-Trip: Trucksignz owner raises awareness for veterans http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today: </font></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-2-pre-trip-trucksignz-owner-raises-awareness-veterans#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:20:00 +0000 164311 at http://fleetowner.com Review scrutinizes FMCSA's carrier risk assessments http://fleetowner.com/regulations/review-scrutinizes-fmcsas-carrier-risk-assessments <div class="field-deck"> Agency needs to 'better align' processes with crash risk </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nearly a year after being circulated within the Department of Transportation, DOT has published the results of an independent review that credits the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration with having talented and dedicated people, but “the current operating dynamics within FMCSA require significant changes.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/review-scrutinizes-fmcsas-carrier-risk-assessments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/review-scrutinizes-fmcsas-carrier-risk-assessments#comments News Regulations Safety Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:03:00 +0000 164131 at http://fleetowner.com Senator introduces bill to reform FMCSA http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senator-introduces-bill-reform-fmcsa <div class="field-deck"> Legislation to emphasize agency accountability </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Making good on a promise from earlier this year, a senator with a key committee leadership position has filed a bill aimed at reining in the agency that regulates trucking. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) has introduced S. 1669, “a bill to reform the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.” She also introduced legislation that would let states agree to allow truck drivers under the age of 21 to cross state lines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senator-introduces-bill-reform-fmcsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senator-introduces-bill-reform-fmcsa#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 26 Jun 2015 02:19:00 +0000 163931 at http://fleetowner.com Senate committee narrowly approves 33-foot trailer provision in budget bill http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-committee-narrowly-approves-33-foot-trailer-provision-budget-bill <div class="field-deck"> DOT funding package directs quick action on ELDs, speed limiters </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Senate committee responsible for funding the Transportation Department approved on Thursday a plan that includes a number of provisions sought by some in the trucking industry, including a trailer-length amendment that sparked a lively debate and a couple of party-line defections before it was narrowly approved.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-committee-narrowly-approves-33-foot-trailer-provision-budget-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-committee-narrowly-approves-33-foot-trailer-provision-budget-bill#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:21:00 +0000 163921 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock Your June 25 Pre-Trip: R.I. House speaker questions DOT over bridge closure http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-25-pre-trip-ri-house-speaker-questions-dot-over-bridge-closure <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-25-pre-trip-ri-house-speaker-questions-dot-over-bridge-closure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-25-pre-trip-ri-house-speaker-questions-dot-over-bridge-closure#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:44:00 +0000 163911 at http://fleetowner.com Your June 24 Pre-Trip: Senators blast NHTSA http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-24-pre-trip-senators-blast-nhtsa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today: </font></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-24-pre-trip-senators-blast-nhtsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-24-pre-trip-senators-blast-nhtsa#comments News Regulations Safety Technology Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:42:00 +0000 163611 at http://fleetowner.com Video: Samsung’s transparent truck could improve road safety http://fleetowner.com/technology/video-samsung-s-transparent-truck-could-improve-road-safety <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Samsung has developed a transparent truck that it hopes will revolutionize road safety and many save lives.</font></p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/video-samsung-s-transparent-truck-could-improve-road-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/video-samsung-s-transparent-truck-could-improve-road-safety#comments News Safety Technology Mon, 22 Jun 2015 19:58:00 +0000 163471 at http://fleetowner.com Your June 19 Pre-Trip: Revised toll proposal to give truckers tax credits http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-19-pre-trip-revised-toll-proposal-give-truckers-tax-credits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-19-pre-trip-revised-toll-proposal-give-truckers-tax-credits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-june-19-pre-trip-revised-toll-proposal-give-truckers-tax-credits#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:33:00 +0000 163241 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA waives driver breaks for heavy-haul, calls for certification stickers on all CVs http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-waives-driver-breaks-heavy-haul-calls-certification-stickers-all-cvs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In notices published in the Federal Register this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted an exemption to the 30-minute break rule to certain specialized haulers and has initiated a rulemaking to require all commercial vehicles be labeled with stickers certifying they meet equipment safety standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-waives-driver-breaks-heavy-haul-calls-certification-stickers-all-cvs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-waives-driver-breaks-heavy-haul-calls-certification-stickers-all-cvs#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:59:00 +0000 163221 at http://fleetowner.com ATA denounces hours requirement in driver training proposal http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-denounces-hours-requirement-driver-training-proposal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The advisory committee formed to develop basic training standards for truck drivers has released its “consensus recommendation,” including formal statements from two trucking associations who cast the only dissenting votes for the behind-the-wheel (BTW) instruction portion of the proposal. Other trucking and training representatives on the panel, however, say those objections are “baffling” and misleading.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-denounces-hours-requirement-driver-training-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-denounces-hours-requirement-driver-training-proposal#comments News Regulations Safety Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:07:00 +0000 163061 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock