Continuing to Improve Truck Safety on our Nation’s Highways

March 14, 2017

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, will convene a subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. titled “Continuing to Improve Truck Safety on our Nation’s Highways.” The hearing will examine truck safety advancements in the bipartisan Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act that passed last Congress and potential reforms moving forward. The hearing will also hear from a range of perspectives on the implementation of safety programs and other opportunities and challenges facing truck safety.

Witnesses:
 
- The Honorable Christopher A. Hart, Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board
- Captain Chris Turner, Kansas Highway Patrol and Vice President of Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
- Dr. Paul P. Jovanis, Professor Emeritus, Pennsylvania State University; Chair, Transportation Research Board Committee
- Mr. Jerry Moyes, Chairman Emeritus, Swift Transportation
- Dr. Adrian Lund, President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
 
Hearing Details:
 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security
 
The hearing will be held in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on this page.

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman Deb Fischer

Witness Panel 1