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.
Truckers and their employers will be interested in some new and possibly surprising safety data from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Get the latest here.
What type of protective cap must be placed on aerosols if you don’t remove the nozzle? Is this the case if they are shipped in a 55 gallon drum? Or only if shipped loosely?
In 2013, the trucking and road construction industries initiated a case to prevent the EPA from waiving federal emissions standards for nonroad diesel engines to allow the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to impose its own more stringent standards on those vehicles. The outcome of that dispute will carry major consequences for California businesses and, […]
On December 16, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a final rule in the Federal Register requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) for drivers required to prepare hours-of-service records of duty status. According to the agency, approximately three million drivers will be impacted. Keep reading to find out how.
You’ve heard it before, but it bears repeating. One of the most significant hazards your employees face every day is the ride to and from work. Keep reading to find out how one company is reducing those risks.
Are direct supervisors of hazmat employees also hazmat employees for purposes of training? Continue reading to find out.