Entries by Bruce H. Stern

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Trucks Are Getting More Dangerous, Thanks to Congress

Monday’s Huffington Post contained an article entitled “Trucks are getting more dangerous and drivers are falling asleep at the wheel. Thank Congress.” This article is described as “the inside story on how the trucking industry and politicians have conspired to make our highways less safe.” The article in question highlights the catastrophic collision and injuries […]

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Obama Administration Proposes New Standards for Entry-Level Commercial Truck and Bus Operators

The Obama administration today is proposing training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators, as mandated by Congress as part of MAP-21. In a statement, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called it a “major step towards ensuring that commercial vehicle drivers receive the necessary training required to safely operate a large truck or motorcoach.” Specifically, […]