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Commuting

Study on Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Driver Commuting (FAST Act, Section 5515)

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Goal:

To conduct a study on the effects of excessive commuting on safety and CMV driver fatigue.

Background:

Section 5515 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, 2015 (FAST Act) directs the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to “conduct a study on the safety effects of motor carrier operator commutes exceeding 150 minutes.”

Summary:

The study...