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Extension and Modification of Expanded Emergency Declaration Relating to COVID-19

Extension and Modification of Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 Cfr § 390.25 Link: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/extension-and-modification-expanded-emergency-declaration-no-2020-002-under-49-cfr-ss download: Extension and Modification of Emergency Declaration 2020-002 - 06-04-2020 .pdf Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 8, 2020         EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25 THE FIFTY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE DISTRICT…
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Three-Month Waiver in Response to the Economic Consequences of the COVID-19

Three-Month Waiver in Response to the Economic Consequences of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency – To Relieve Employers of Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Subject to 49 CFR Part 382 from Certain Pre-Employment Testing Requirements Link: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/three-month-waiver-response-economic-consequences-covid-19-public-health-emergency download:  Waiver - Preemployment testing - FINAL - June 5.pdf From:  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration June 5, 2020 AGENCY: Federal Motor…
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2020 Heatstroke Prevention

National Child Heatstroke Prevention campaign starts July 1, 2020 Heatstroke is one  of the leading causes of vehicular not-in-traffic non-crash-related deaths for children under 14. In fact, each year, an average of 39 children have died from heatstroke since 1998. Sadly, these are the current statistics: - Child vehicular heatstroke fatalities in 2020 = 2 -…
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Changing Driver Behavior to Create Corporate Safety Culture

Changing driver behavior is the key to long-term success. There are five principles to changing driver behavior. Engagement: All stakeholders — from senior management to local supervisors — should be engaged in the process of managing driver behavior. To ensure success senior leadership must support the initiative and communicate that support to everyone within the…
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