One of the dangers of passing truck regulations at the end of a presidential administration is that the new regime may not have the same ideas.
In the trucking world, owning your own truck is a big deal.
Drivers at most companies are required to drive at least one year before they are qualified to get their own truck due to the responsibilities it entails.
It’s quite possible that many more drowsy driving crashes go unreported. Shift workers, such as truck drivers, are more likely to drive fatigued.
If you’re ever driving behind a UPS truck, you may notice that the driver of the truck will not take any left turns.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the federal agency in charge of making rules that govern the trucking industry, says it’s considering getting rid of a rule that requires truckers with insulin-dependent diabetes to drive a semi-truck without obtaining an exemption from the federal government.