This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726. Groendyke Transport, of Enid OK, recently was granted a limited five-year exemption to allow use of an amber brake-activated pulsating lamp on its trailers in addition to the steady-burning brake lamps required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR). Issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the exemption took effect April 26, 2019 and runs through April 26, 2024. Brian Gigoux, Groendyke Transport vice-president of equipment and maintenance, welcomed the FMCSA announcement, saying: “We are very pleased that FMCSA has granted us this trailer brake light exemption. Our data shows that it has played a significant role in decreasing the number of rear-end collisions due to distracted driving. This is not just a win for Groendyke Transport; it’s a win for the safety of the motoring public.” FMCSA officials said the agency had determined that placing a brake-activated pulsating lamp, in addition to the required steady...