FMCSA renews charter for industry stakeholder-based advisory committee

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Updated Sep 30, 2015

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced it has renewed the charter for the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee, effective Oct. 1.

MCSAC was originally chartered in September 2006. The renewal of the charter will last two years, expiring Sept. 30, 2017.

The committee is composed of about 20 representatives of various industry stakeholders, including representatives with owner-operator and fleet interests, labor groups, safety advocates and more. MCSAC is charged with providing advice and recommendations to the the agency on trucking issues and regulations.

Current members include representatives from the American Trucking Associations, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, First Student, Maryland Department of State Police, Amalgamated Transit Union, Colorado State Patrol, Highway and Auto Safety, Truck Safety Coalition, Parents Against Tired Truckers, Fort Worth Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Road Safe America, American Bus Association, Great West Casualty Company, Clark Freight Lines, Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association, Community Coach and Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways.