DTNA’s head of eMobility has been appointed to the newly founded EV Working Group (EVWG) by the U.S. DOE, DOT.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hosted the inaugural meeting of the Women of Trucking Advisory Board (WOTAB), where members discussed the results of a new FMCSA report on driver safety. The new Advisory Board, created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is composed of 16 founding members
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced additional help for states in areas affected by the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline. The White House and DOT have determined that previous declarations of “major disaster” issued by the president within the past 120 days allow states covered by those declarations to use Interstate highways in their
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in 2019, the most recent year for which data is available, 842 people died in highway work-zone crashes compared to 757 the year before. The 11.2% increase is the largest percentage increase of highway work zone fatalities since 2006. Crashes in highway work
Federal Highway Administration allowing states to permit food trucks in rest areas to serve commercial truck drivers
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a notice to state departments of transportation that the agency is suspending enforcement measures under the Federal-aid Highway Program for states that choose to permit commercial food trucks to operate and sell food, in accordance with state laws, in designated federally-funded interstate highway rest
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has awarded $77.3 million in grants to states and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety.
One year ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a final rule requiring rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 lbs. GVWR by May 2018. At the time, it noted that the new rule “enhances the safety of these vehicles by significantly reducing the risk of fatalities