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CVSA Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on Truck SafetyOn July 29, 2014, CVSA Past-President Major David Palmer testified on behalf of CVSA at a U.S. Senate Committee hearing on the opportunities and challenges to addressing truck safety on our highways.
CVSA Releases Statement Regarding Current Hours-of-Service SituationOn Monday, June 16, 2014, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Executive Director Stephen A. Keppler released an official statement regarding hours of service.
Welcome to the New Layout of the CVSA WebsiteWe’ve redesigned the homepage of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) website to feature CVSA news and other items of interest to our members.
Operation Safe Driver Week is October 19-25, 2014
Campaign aims to combat the number of deaths and injuries from crashes involving large trucks and buses and cars
Update on Relevant Regulations:
FMCSA Issues Sleeper Berth Exemption
On October 10, 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a Notice of Final Disposition granting a limited 2-year exemption to Van Hool N.V. and Coach USA (Van Hool/Coach USA) that will allow Coach USA/Megabus to operate double deck motorcoaches constructed with a sleeper berth than has an exit that does not meet the minimum dimensional requirements specified in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs)
Congress Passes Highway Trust Fund Extension
Yesterday, the Senate conceded and passed the House version of the Highway Trust Fund bailout legislation. The bill provides $11 billion in funding for the Highway Trust Fund through the end of May, 2015. The Senate waited until the last possible moment to pass the bill…
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