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DOT Audit Says FMCSA Data Collection Plan About Detention Is Insufficient

A newly released Department of Transportation audit report finds that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s current plan to collect data on driver detention is insufficient to the point that any such data collected “may not accurately describe how the diverse trucking industry experiences driver detention, which would limit any further analysis of impacts.”
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FMCSA To Survey Truck Drivers On Personal Commute Times

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced intentions to survey drivers about the time they spend commuting in their personal vehicles, seeking to determine how often truckers’ commutes to their driving jobs exceed 2 and a half hours. The agency also says it intends to study the ramifications of “excessive commuting on safety and driver fatigue” after the survey’s completion.