In an effort to help clients stay abreast of the ever-changing transportation regulation landscape, STC is offering this brief newsletter to clients and friends. For further questions regarding any of the topics covered, please contact Dave Osiecki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 728-2851.
FMCSA Plans to Dramatically Expand Use of ‘Off-site’ Investigations/Reviews
Recently, FMCSA decided to expand its ‘off-site’ investigation/review process from 10 States where it has been used since initial implementation of CSA, to all 50 States. In a recent report...
FMCSA Seeking Comments on ATA-filed State Meal and Rest Break Petition
After an unsuccessful attempt to persuade Congress to include state meal and rest break pre-emption language in a recently passed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization law, the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA)...
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FMCSA Plans to Eliminate Driver Employment Application
In its recent rulemaking agenda, FMCSA communicated it intent to reduce paperwork burdens on motor carriers by proposing changes to eliminate the requirement for fleets to have a driver complete...
The Number of CDL Drivers in the U.S. Dropped in 2017
The number of FMCSA-regulated CDL drivers dropped by more than 77,000 between 2016 and 2017 (from 3,930,943 in 2016 to 3,853,495 in 2017). Full year 2017 data is the most...
“All About Video Event Recorders” Training Now Available
With the ELD mandate in the rear-view mirror for most fleets, many are beginning to evaluate the efficacy of video event recorders to help exonerate drivers and improve their safety...