Truck driver break rule still stands

In July 2013, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration enacted a rule requiring truck drivers in Florida and around the country to take at least a 30-minute break within their first eight hours of duty each day. In August 2016, the FMCSA denied a petition from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance to have that rule [...]

Truck driver fatalities down, but injuries up

Truck drivers in Florida and around the country may have had lower involvement in fatal crashes in 2014 than in 2013, but more injuries compared to the previous year were reported based on statistics from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The number of trucks that were in fatal crashes dropped by 5 percent between [...]