Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) shows a 7.7 percent increase in motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2015, the last year studied. Get details here and take steps to make sure you’re not contributing to the increase.
Confused? It’s not surprising considering that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has revised its hazardous material regulations (HMRs) for shipping lithium cells and batteries several times over the past 2 years. The DOT has added Proper Shipping Names and Identification Numbers to the Hazardous Materials Table (HMT) and revised packaging, including labeling, requirements for […]
Passengers riding in commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) will soon be required to use seat belts whenever the vehicles are operated on public roads in interstate commerce.
Are you a retailer, or are you associated with a retailer, that needs to return retail products (that happen to be hazardous materials) to a manufacturer, supplier, or distribution facility? If the answer is no, read no further, but if the answer is yes, shippers of these “return-to-vendor” hazardous materials can now choose to comply […]
Vehicle crashes are deadly, disruptive, and costly for employers. How costly? Keep reading to get the findings from a major new report.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced a proposal to expand training requirements for entry-level commercial drivers.
There was a sharp increase in traffic deaths during the first nine months of 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). What can you do to keep your employees safe on the roads?
Whether your employees drive company vehicles or just commute to work in their own cars and trucks, they—and you—need to be aware of vehicle safety recalls. Find out about a new initiative to encourage people to pay attention to recalls.
In a new final rule, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is adopting the provisions of 96 special permits (SPs) into its hazardous materials regulations (HMRs).
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a rulemaking proposal designed to enhance the Agency’s ability to identify noncompliant motor carriers. Find out what it entails.