NRMCA delineates FMCSA cell phone ban do’s and don’t’s for mixer drivers

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

In a recently issued final rule, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration greatly restricts commercial vehicle drivers’ use of hand-held mobile phones, and exposes a) violators to maximum $2,750 fines and/or commercial driver’s license disqualification; and, b) vehicle-owning employers to maximum fines of $11,000 per violation.

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Telematics Provider Adapts Instant Verbal Driver Mentoring For On-/Off-Highway Trucks

After off-road deployments, a windshield-mounted device that provides truck drivers real-time verbal mentoring about speeding violations, aggressive vehicle maneuvering and seat belt use is being adapted for on-highway and on/off-highway conditions

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