FMCSA Actions to Expect Before the November Election
The Trump Administration’s first term is coming to a close and, like every other prior first-term President, there’s uncertainty over whether voters will keep the current President in the White...
STC Prediction: R.I.P IRT
You heard it here first, STC is predicting the end of the IRT (Item Response Theory) debate related to the CSA program. Here are a few reasons why STC believes...
New Research Informs an Age-Old Driver Safety Debate
Having been a party to the debate over entry-level driver training and whether younger drivers can safely operate an 80,000 lb. truck in interstate commerce, what’s always struck STC is...
Did You Know?
Pandemic slows roadside inspections. . .
As a result of the pandemic, there were only 70,117 roadside inspections and 12,668 traffic enforcement inspections in the U.S. in April 2020, a 75% decline from April 2019.
Pandemic pushes hours of service violations to historic lows
April 2020 also saw the lowest ever percentage of hours of service violations per inspection at 0.27%.
FMCSA's New Preventability Program Shows Early Success
96% of eligible DOT recordable crashes submitted to FMCSA were determined to be “not preventable” under FMCSA’s new program. Check out the data here.
In the News
STC In the News: STC Talks Driver Experience with TT
Scopelitis Transportation Consulting recently joined a host of trucking industry safety experts and practitioners to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the truck driver workforce and issues related to...
STC in the News: FreightWaves Taps Osiecki for Clearinghouse Data Interpretation
STC President David Osiecki recently provided insight to John Gallagher, Washington Correspondent for FreightWaves into why so many pre-employment drug test refusals are being reported to the Clearinghouse. “Considering that...
STC In the News: STC President Asked About NTSB Obstructive Sleep Apnea Recommendations
Transport Topics recently asked STC President Dave Osiecki to comment on the rise of obstructive sleep apnea among truck drivers and how it should be addressed by the Federal Motor...