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FMCSA’s 2019 Research Agenda

In last month’s newsletter, we took a glimpse into FMCSA’s regulatory agenda for 2019. Since January is the month the world’s largest transportation research meeting is held each year in...
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Government Shutdown Likely to Delay FMCSA’s Hours of Service Proposal

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Although FMCSA staff have not yet been furloughed during the partial government shutdown, other parts of the USDOT along with other federal agencies that help...
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New “Commercial Driver Individual Differences” In Crash Risk Findings Unveiled

On January 15, 2019, FMCSA held its annual “Analysis, Research & Technology” briefing in Washington, DC. During the 4-hour briefing, the Agency asked a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) researcher...
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Did You Know?

93% of ‘DOT’ Compliance Audits Result in Documented Safety Violations

Of the 14,369 ‘DOT’ compliance audits conducted on motor carriers in FY 2018, 13,424 (or 93%) included a finding of one or more safety violations. The most common “acute” violation...
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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...
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