Important FMCSA Rulemaking May Still Make it in 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) is still trying to raise the minimum amount of liability insurance by November. Currently at $750,000, the minimum coverage will be raised “to a higher but still undetermined amount.”
Another rule that awaits adoption is the Safety Fitness Determination, which will allow the FMCSA “to use a data set similar to the one it uses for its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program’s Safety Measurement System rankings to produce an actual score for carriers.”
One rule, however, will be delayed, namely, the use of speed limiters in heavy trucks. The proposed rule will be published on Oct. 23, but there is still no word on the mandated limit.
Read the full article in the Commercial Carrier Journal.