FMCSA Convenes Meetings in Midwest to Discuss Truck Driving and Supply-Chain Issues

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi met with multiple transportation organizations in the Midwest on Oct. 22 to discuss strengthening commercial vehicle safety, boosting truck driver availability, and improving rail-to-truck supply-chain efficiencies.

Potential strategies for improving supply-chain movement and roadway safety included streamlining the transport of fuel to farm equipment; updating electronic logging devices; duplicating proven driver training and retention models; and improving maintenance and availability of rail-to-truck chassis.