Thursday, April 19, 2018

US DOT Releases 2011 Drug, Alcohol Random Testing Rates

The U.S. Department of Transportation's published its CY 2011drug and alcohol random testing rates for certified, third-party testing of school bus drivers as well...

House Transportation Committee Will See Changing of the Guard

With the November mid-term election results tallied, one important seat is currently vacant — that of House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chair James...

Final Rule Banning Interstate School Bus Drivers from Using Cell Phones...

Beginning Oct. 27, some school bus drivers can be fined up to $2,750 and lose their CDL if caught using a cell phone or...

EPA, U.S. DOT Announce Proposed Rule to Reduce Commercial Fleet GHGs,...

School buses are just one type of medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle being targeted by a "historic" attempt by the EPA and NHTSA to...

Report Analyzes Commercial Driver Compliance Trends as Feds Ramp Up Enforcement

Driver Qualification Files are more critical than ever as missing or incorrect data remains one of the leading problems when it comes to motor...

NTSB Offering Three-Day Course on Emergency Response to Transportation Accidents

While not dealing with an actual school bus crash, the National Transportation Safety Board will discuss the 2007 collapse of the I-35W...

Congress Passes FY 2011 Continuing Resolution to Fund Head Start, Other...

Fiscal year 2011 came and went without appropriations to various federal programs, such as Head Start. But Congress did pass a $219 billion continuing...

Final Rule Banning Cell Phones by Commercial Drivers Goes Into Effect...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a final rule today that prohibits interstate commercial drivers, including some school bus drivers who work for...

Interim Final Rule Published on New Commercial Driver Drug, Alcohol Testing...

The U.S. Department of Transportation published an interim final rule on federal workplace alcohol and drug testing for commercial drivers that will include screens...

Second Distracted Driving Summit Targets Mobilization of ‘Army’

Building upon the progress made at the initial meeting last fall, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was joined by lawmakers, traffic and vehicle...
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