WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a solid 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce-back from the hurricanes that slammed the Southeast in September, while the trucking sector lost 100 jobs month-over-month.
WASHINGTON — Longtime Louisiana Motor Transport Association Executive Director Cathy Gautreaux will soon be named deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday the probable cause of a fatal 2016 collision between a motorcoach and tractor-trailer truck near Palm Springs, California, was the California Department of Transportation’s inadequate transportation management plan for stopping highway traffic near utility work, coupled with fatigue related to undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and inaction by a driver because of fatigue.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) got a step closer to having a new administrator Tuesday as the U.S. Senate Committee in Commerce, Science and Transportation held a nomination hearing for Raymond Martinez, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the agency.
WASHINGTON — The Alliance for Driver Safety and Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, has adopted four truck safety technologies that the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concludes are critical to reduce large truck crashes and saving lives.