WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today took a major step toward improving commercial truck and bus safety with the launch of the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program.
The centerpiece of CSA is the Safety Measurement System (SMS), which will analyze all safety-based violations from inspections and crash data [...]
When the DOT suggested banning the use of hand held devices for sending and receiving of text messages and or email by commercial truck and bus drivers – they did so without a good study in my opinion. They caught a bunch of flack from everyone for doing so in such a way for [...]
If you sit and think about it truckers are indeed treated inhumanely.
Truck drivers are talked down too at every corner they turn, cities don’t want them in the limits, 4wheeler drivers curse them.
Truck drivers can be poked and prodded at any time their company, the law enforcement, doctors feel like it. Truck drivers [...]
CVSA released the results from their 2009 Operation Safe Driver campaign they held this past year during October. Drivers and their vehicles improved regarding out-of-service violations and citations during road side inspections. The results also show an increase in moving traffic violations and citations for all drivers which proves that more education is needed for [...]
Well, seems it is that time again. Operation Safe Driver, kicked off today and runs through too October 24. This year the OSD will again be focusing on enforcement and education. Every year there are approximately 40,000 people killed on US Highways, but the professional driver is already aware of this.
Did you know that almost [...]