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SPECIAL TIME ~ 1:00 PM Eastern
Guest: Elaine M. Papp RN, MSN, COHN-S
FMCSA Division Chief of Physical Qualifications
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration
Being healthy and remaining healthy as a professional driver is a challenge when shipper/receiver schedules often dictate how much time can be spent on personal care.
The job of the truck driver means operating equipment safely and this includes your body.
Join us at a special time with our guest Elaine Papp of the FMCSA to discuss driver concerns on driver wellness topics and share ideas about staying healthy on the road.
As truck drivers gear up for the new hours of service proposal by the FMCSA, the trucking industry is wasting no time in voicing their disapproval. Our special guest, Richard Wilson, regulatory manager for Trans Products & Tran Services, a motor carrier and safety compliance company, will give us a run down on what the proposed change in the HOS rule could mean for drivers and the industry.
The FMCSA is looking toward the future of safety through their 2011-2016 Strategic Plan; a five year plan designed to raise the safety bar within the U.S. trucking industry. Rich Wilson, Safety & Regulatory Manager, Consultant & Trainer with Trans Products & Trans Services, returns as our special guest to discuss the FMCSA Strategic Plan, what it means to the professional truck driver and most importantly, how drivers can become individually involved in the FMCSA regulatory d
Richard Wilson of TCRG Consulting joins us for this open discussion on the most pressing topics and issues within the U.S. trucking industry.
One of our most popular shows, the "Open Forum" is where we open up the mic to you, the professional truck driver and you decide where the conversation leads:
What will the affects be for Sleep Apnea and other sleep disorders since the President recently signed into Law legislation for FMCSA rulemaking (rather than guidance). Will it ensure Federal Standards for governing screening, testing, or treatment of individuals operating commercial motor vehicles ?
Has anything positive come out of the recent trucker “Ride for the Constitution”? Will this create a movement for truckers to be more proactive?
Detention Pay anyone? Is that something we’ve given up on?
How about CDL training standards, where have those talks gone?
Trucking topics? Come join the conversation!
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Shifting Gears Trucking with Orion This is a caller driven show! Call in and share your own trucking stories with Orion. What is your worst trucking experience? Orion will bring you breaking news, current and proposed legislature, and industry rule changes. Join New Colony Network and Orion, your host each week.