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NYC Transportation Executive Meera Joshi Named Deputy Director of FMCSA

Meera Joshi, a New York City transportation executive, was appointed by President Joe Biden as deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Joshi...

FMCSA Allows CDL Third-Party Testers to Also Train New Applicants

A final rule meant to streamline the ability of new truck driver candidates to get their commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) during COVID-19 — and...

Marijuana Use Dominates Positive Drug Testing Rates of Commercial Drivers

A federal drug and alcohol clearinghouse implemented in January for commercial drivers reported nearly 40,500 positive tests through the end of September, with over...

FMCSA Announces Winners of 2020 Road Safety National Student Art Contest

The yellow school bus was prominently displayed in the winning student submissions for the annual Road Safety National Student Art Contest organized by the...

FMCSA Acting Director Steps Down After Less Than a Year

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will have new leadership in September. Acting Administrator Jim Mullen is leaving the department at the end of...

FMCSA Relaxes Random Alcohol, Drug Testing Requirements During COVID-19

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is providing leeway to commercial transportation organizations including school districts and private bus companies that can’t satisfy...

FMCSA Further Extends Expiring Licenses, Certifications Amid COVID-19 Pandemic 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extended a previous waiver of expiring driver’s license and medical examiner’s certificates by an additional 90 days,...

FMCSA Issues Commercial Driver Pre-Employment Testing Extension Until Fall

School bus drivers seeking to return to work following COVID-19 furloughs of at least 30 consecutive days are exempted from pre-employment alcohol and drug...

New CDL Clearinghouse Flags 8,000 Driver Substance-Abuse Violations in First Weeks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said its commercial driver’s license (CDL) drug and alcohol clearinghouse that launched last month is working as intended. The...

FMCSA Publishes Official Notice of 2-Year Delay in Training Compliance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its official notice on Feb. 4 in the Federal Register to push back compliance with new...

February 2021

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