FMCSA to Analyze Safety Practices for Small Delivery Trucks, Vans

Federal trucking regulators are seeking information on the safety operations of small commercial trucks and vans making deliveries for online retailers and grocery stores that seem to be increasing in number in recent months, but staying mostly under the regulatory radar.

An advisory committee of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on July 13 spent several hours discussing the largely unregulated small truck sector that has for the most part remained a bit of a mystery when it comes to collecting data on fatal and injury crashes and the sector’s best safety practices.