New rules to target unfit drivers...
The top U.S. trucking regulator pledged to step up its safety initiatives and outreach programs this year to aggressively go after commercial drivers unfit to operate on the nation’s highways.
In the battle to root out unqualified and unsafe drivers, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration acting Administrator Scott Darling said the agency also is in the final stages of drafting new rules for adopting safety fitness guidelines designed to help determine whether a carrier is suited to operate commercial motor vehicles.
He made the comments here last week during the Transportation Research Board’s annual conference.[Read More]