Off-site Out of Mind

On July 7, FMCSA issued technical corrections and amendments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. While most of these changes were minor, one will significantly impact the enforcement operations. FMCSA removed the word “on-site” from the...

Will a Standing Order Sit on Innovation?

Since the first autonomous vehicle was even imagined, detractors were asking – “is it safe?” Though many agree that removing human error, which accounts for the vast majority of vehicle crashes, will result in improved safety, convincing skeptics they...

Why Can’t We Get It Right?

In July, the DOT Inspector General issued a report regarding FMCSA’s gaps and challenges in its oversight of State CDL programs. The report uncovered an alarming number of cases where States didn’t transmit disqualifying convictions quickly enough. In some...

More Drivers Enteringthe Industry

According to the Department of Transportation, some 50,000 CDLs have been issued each month in 2021, 14% higher than the 2019 monthly...