Regulatory Reform of Trucking and Logistics: Rhetoric v. Reality
Here we assess the regulatory reform that is required in the trucking and logistics becomes more technology and data driven.
- An increasing technological mismatch between sophisticated supply-chain players and the regulators’ bad data can spawn bad regulatory policies - level the tech. playing field between regulators and stakeholders
- Address a critical shortage of administrative due process in the Agency’s penalty assessments, safety rating determinations, and use of ever-changing “guidance” to set legal standards which should be the product of formal rule making dockets
- Understand why transportation providers are plagued by plaintiffs’ attorneys pushing a variety of state-law theories – Assess the role of the FMCSA to serve as a bully pulpit for the federal pre-emption that is spelled out in its governing statutes