Meera Joshi’s surprise departure from FMCSA is the latest in a string that may have the public wondering why the job is so difficult to fill.
Thanks to persistent industry headwinds, the debate surrounding how to pay drivers – by the mile or by the hour – is heating up, and Congress is taking notice.
Owner-operators are warning the FMCSA that shortages at drug-testing clinics are threatening truck driver livelihoods.
FMCSA Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi indicated her strong support for safety technologies during her nomination hearing to take over agency, noting that safety is the common goal of both the industry and the agency.
FMCSA Deputy Administrator Meera Joshi was told during the hearing on her nomination to become administrator that truck crash trends underscore the need for agency action.
The FMCSA touts safety efforts and driver recruitment in its latest round of grant funding.
Regulators point to fatalities in promoting Work Zone Awareness Week.