To help clients stay abreast of the ever-changing transportation regulation landscape, STC issues this brief newsletter to clients and friends. For questions regarding any of the topics covered, please contact Dave Osiecki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 728-2851.
The Latest on CSA – A Transition to An ‘Item Response Theory’ (IRT) Scoring Model
In mid-January 2019, FMCSA held a public briefing in Washington, part of which focused on the Agency’s preliminary testing of a small scale IRT model. You may recall that IRT...
Will 2019 Bring Implementation of the CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse, Or A Delay
Will FMCSA ‘stand up’ the long-awaited CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse in 2019, allowing the industry to meet the January 2020 compliance deadline? Or, will the Clearinghouse be delayed? It’s...
FMCSA’s Notice on Possible Elimination of DOT Application Is Moving Forward
In early February 2019, FMCSA sent its ‘advance notice of proposed rulemaking’ document concerning the future of the DOT employment application to the White House’s Office of Management & Budget...
Did You Know?
There’s a thing called the “Trucking Fatigue Meter”?
Since 2017, FMCSA has been funding a project to help develop and commercialize a “Trucking Fatigue Meter” (TFM). You can read more about the project and the TFM at https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/safety/research-and-analysis/advanced-fatigue-modeling-individual-differences-phase-iii-sbir
Need A Creative Solution in DC? STC and Scopelitis’ DC Office Can Help!
Did you know the Scopelitis Law Firm, and its affiliated Scopelitis Transportation Consulting (STC) subsidiary, has an office in the heart of our nation’s capital and is well-suited to help...