Trucking Expert Witnesses & Driver Fatigue

Trucking expert witnesses may write reports and testify on federal motor carrier safety regulations, truck maintenance, qualifications of truck drivers, and related topics. Transport Topics reports that the The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish its revised hours-of-service rule by Oct. 28, not the July 26 deadline previously set by a court, it said in a court filing.

The agency submitted four studies on driver fatigue for public comment earlier this month, two of which were published in April, it said in a report to the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit May 20. It then reopened the comment period for its proposal, which will now close June 8.

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