OTA continues to ensure the trucking industry’s voice is heard when new infrastructure projects are being initiated.
ATA president and CEO Chris Spear wrote a letter to the Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary Tom Price calling for the federal government to quickly release guidelines and standards for the use of hair samples in mandatory drug testing of truck drivers.
Posted Monday March 20, 2017 in Operations/safety
To move the issue forward, MTO presented OTA with a terms-of-reference which required the completion of a detailed technical, operational, economic and environmental analysis.
While major trucking regulations such as the electronic logging device mandate are on pace to be implemented on schedule, other proposed rules will be subject to review as part of the Trump administration’s regulatory freeze – and some could be dropped altogether
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plans to intensify its scrutiny of cargo tank manufacturing, inspection, and repair facilities
The Vigillo data firm found that fleets with the highest turnover rates generally have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores than fleets with better driver turnover rates.
Posted Tuesday March 07, 2017 in Operations/safety
The US DOT says its study regarding the 34-hour restart of the hours of service rule failed to “explicitly identify a net benefit” from two suspended provisions.