The federal agency releases data showing that its Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse detected and identified nearly 8,000 positive substance abuse tests of commercial drivers since Jan. 6.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officially delays the deadline for the final rule "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" from Feb. 7, 2020, to Feb. 7, 2022. The agency released the official notice on Feb. 4.
Pupil transporters don’t have the luxury of relying on assumptions when utilizing resources. Having real and accurate data will spark fruitful conversations about the future of pupil transportation.
The National Association for Pupil Transportation learns from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that it has not completed the Entry Level Driver Training registry due to technical issues. NAPT expects the ELDT deadline to be delayed.
The National School Transportation Association's president explains how its comments on pending rules and regulations help shape the landscape of pupil transportation across the U.S.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) held its annual conference in Washington, D.C., for the first time from Oct. 13 to 17. Hot topics included electric buses, illegal bus passing, and safety recommendations on fire suppression systems, seat belts, and evacuation training.
Federal officials join pupil transporters in the nation’s capital to discuss fitness testing, fire suppression, seat belts, and other recommendations based on recent crashes, and share resources.
The federal agency’s clearinghouse will contain records of violations of FMCSA’s drug and alcohol testing program by commercial drivers, including school bus drivers.
The association voices support for FMCSA extending the compliance date on entry-level driver training certification and suggests including other provisions in the delay.
The federal agency announces plans to delay certain Entry Level Driver Training rule provisions and bans drivers convicted of human trafficking from operating a commercial vehicle.
The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act includes new transportation regulations that will soon impact training requirements for school bus drivers, with a compliance deadline of Feb. 7, 2020. Here, School Bus Safety Co. shares responses to common questions.
The FMCSA amends Entry-Level Driver Training regulations to no longer require Class B CDL holders who want to upgrade to a Class A CDL to get the same training as individuals who have never held a CDL.
“Miranda’s Law,” a proposed federal bill, would require automatic notifications of driver violations to school districts and school bus companies within 24 hours.
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