New Rule For Truck, Bus Drivers: No Texting

New rule for truck, bus drivers: No texting

WNCTNew rule for truck, bus drivers: No textingCNNWashington (CNN) -- Drivers of commercial trucks and buses will be prohibited from texting under federal guidelines that US Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is issuing Tuesday. "We want the drivers of big rigs and buses and those who share the ...DOT to ban commercial drivers from textingThe Detroit NewsDOT Bars Commercial Drivers From TextingABC NewsUS bans "texting" by truckers, bus driversReutersCBS News -WLOS -Bloombergall 232 news articles »

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  • The 'Going and Coming' Rule
    This would include pilots, truck drivers, bus drivers, state troopers, etc. As long as the injury occurred in the course of your major job duties, as opposed to driving your personal car to the station for your shift as a bus driver, it should be covered.
    04/29/2021 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • General Information about the ELD Rule | FMCSA
    The ELD applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS) per Part 395, 49 CFR 395.8(a). The rule applies to commercial buses as well as trucks, and to Canada- and Mexico-domiciled drivers. The ELD rule allows limited exceptions to the ELD mandate, including:
    04/29/2021 - 5:17 pm | View Website
  • Mobile Phone Restrictions Fact Sheet | FMCSA
    A new FMCSA rule restricts the use of all hand-held mobile devices by drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). This rulemaking restricts a CMV driver from holding a mobile device to make a call, or dialing by pressing more than a single button. CMV drivers who use a mobile phone while driving can only use a hands-free phone located in close proximity.Research commissioned by FMCSA shows ...
    04/29/2021 - 11:04 am | View Website
  • SD Truckinfo
    FMSCA Establishes National Training Standards For New Truck and Bus Drivers The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a Final Rule establishing comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators seeking to obtain a commercial driver ...
    04/29/2021 - 5:21 am | View Website
  • Truck driver
    Drivers need to be aware that along with the ELD rule is a mandate to carry a paper log book and verify that the ELD manual and instruction sheet is in the truck. A driver must be able to email or fax the data if directed by a DOT officer.
    04/28/2021 - 3:02 pm | View Website
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