Category Archives: Specialized Transportation Safety

Hours of Service Drivers Final Rule – May 14, 2020

Hours of Service Drivers Final Rule download: HOS Master 050120 clean.pdf "FMCSA revises the hours of service (HOS) regulations to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to those rules without adversely affecting safety. The Agency: (1) expands the short-haul exception to 150 air-miles and allows a 14-hour work shift to take place as part of…
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Extension of Expanded Emergency Declaration Relating to COVID-19

 Extension of Expanded Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25 Link: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/extension-expanded-emergency-declaration-no-2020-002-under-49-cfr-ss-39025 download:  Extension of Emergency Declaration 2020-002-05132020.pdf  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration May 13, 2020 EXTENSION OF EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION No. 2020-002UNDER 49 CFR § 390.25 THE FIFTY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration…
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Crash Preventability Determination Program

The new Crash Preventability Determination Program (CPDP) from FMCSA allows motor carriers and drivers to submit Requests for Data Review (RDRs) through DataQs for 16 specific crash types. Development of this program is based on the Agency’s experience with the previous demonstration program that examined feasibility, costs, and benefits of determining and displaying the preventability…
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Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Part 2: 03/25/2020

Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration Part 2: 03/25/2020 LINK: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/emergency/frequently-asked-questions-related-fmcsa-emergency-declaration-part-2-03252020 download:  Emergency Declaration FAQs - 032520.pdf Note:  This guidance document does not have the force and effect of law and is not meant to bind the public in any way.  This guidance is intended only to provide clarity regarding existing requirements under…
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