The Federal Motor Service Security Administration’s Girls of Trucking Advisory Board will maintain a digital assembly on Nov. 9 to debate the institution of the board and the outcomes of a research on crime in trucking.
The board will focus on the outcomes of a report by FMCSA’s Workplace of Analysis on the security of girls and different business motorized vehicle drivers whereas on the highway.
The research, entitled “Crime Prevention For Truckers,” collected information on the prevalence of crimes involving threats and assaults in opposition to minority and feminine truckers.
The report additionally contains survey of a pattern of the truck driver inhabitants, gathering information on what number of feminine/minority drivers have been threatened or assaulted; the character of the offenses; occasions and areas of the incidents; and traits of each the perpetrators and the victims.
WOTAB was created beneath the Federal Advisory Committee Act in accordance with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation, which required FMCSA to ascertain WOTAB. WOTAB is tasked with reviewing and reporting on insurance policies that present schooling, coaching, mentorship, and outreach to girls within the trucking business. The board may even determine limitations and business tendencies that instantly or not directly discourage girls from pursuing and retaining careers in trucking.