FMCSA Carrier Safety Bill In The Works

A bill has been introduced to Congress to amend the safety rating process for motor carriers. The upgraded standard would also require shippers and brokers to ensure trucking companies are licensed, registered, and insured before using them. As the TIA and its members continuously put forth efforts to establish a Motor Carrier Selection Standard, this is a small step in the right direction for the freight brokerage industry.

“TIA applauds Congressmen Gallagher and Moulton for their leadership on this critical safety issue. The current carrier selection processes lack clarity, affecting greatly not only our members but also all highway users. This legislation establishes a robust and clear rating process and improves highway safety,” stated TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke.

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