Did You Know? Opinions on Driver Facing Cameras Improve with Experience

Last month, the American Transportation Research Institute released a report on driver-facing and road-facing cameras. The study noted that driver approval of driver-facing camera’s ranked only 2.5 on a 0-10 scale. However, driver approval increased 87% when carriers...

NRC-ME

It has been 16 years since the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration first attempted to stamp out fraud in driver medical certifications by building the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME). Next year, if everything goes as planned, it will...

An Evolving Outreach

Many of us have had the experience of searching for something on the internet and finding something different…something interesting or useful, and perhaps completely unexpected. STC staff recently had this experience when we found a treasure trove of safety outreach...

Political Train-ing

The Federal Railroad Administration just announced a final rule regarding crew size on trains, establishing that most freight trains will be required to have a minimum of two crew members on board. The issue of train crew size has been the topic of much discussion for...

Did You Know? Fatal Crashes Are on the Decline

According to the US DOT’s 2024 Progress Report on the National Roadway Safety Strategy, Q3 of 2023 represented the 6th consecutive quarterly decline in fatalities beginning with the second quarter of...