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CVSA Roadcheck June 3-5, 2014

The CVSA annual Roadcheck will be held this year from June 3-5. “Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world, with approximately 14 trucks or buses being inspected, on average, every minute from Canada to Mexico during a 72-hour period in early June. Each year, approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, […]

The CVSA annual Roadcheck will be held this year from June 3-5. “Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world, with approximately 14 trucks or buses being inspected, on average, every minute from Canada to Mexico during a 72-hour period in early June. Each year, approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, […]

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CDL Drivers Must Continue to Carry Medical Certificates Until 2015

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it is extending by one year, until Jan. 30, 2015, a requirement that interstate commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders retain paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate and continue to make the document available for review upon request at the roadside by federal and state commercial motor […]

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that it is extending by one year, until Jan. 30, 2015, a requirement that interstate commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders retain paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate and continue to make the document available for review upon request at the roadside by federal and state commercial motor […]

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WINTER WEATHER ALERT-WINTERIZING FUEL

The Safety Management Council of the American Trucking Associations has asked us to pass along the following important message: “The Wisconsin State Patrol has asked us to alert our membership to an issue they are experiencing.   Trucks are coming up from the south without winter fuel.  They have had several stall on the interstate already […]

The Safety Management Council of the American Trucking Associations has asked us to pass along the following important message: “The Wisconsin State Patrol has asked us to alert our membership to an issue they are experiencing.   Trucks are coming up from the south without winter fuel.  They have had several stall on the interstate already […]

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30 Minute Break Requirment for Short Haul Drivers

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has recently announced that the FMCSA has published Regulatory Guidance on the 30-minute rest break requirement for drivers who become ineligible for the “Short-Haul” exception during the duty day: “This regulatory guidance addresses application of the 30-minute break rule to interstate drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) who begin […]

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has recently announced that the FMCSA has published Regulatory Guidance on the 30-minute rest break requirement for drivers who become ineligible for the “Short-Haul” exception during the duty day: “This regulatory guidance addresses application of the 30-minute break rule to interstate drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) who begin […]

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Top 50 Logistics Companies

Just released … Transport Topics Top 50, an annual survey of the largest logistics companies. Sponsored by TransForce, Inc. To view, click here: Top 50 Logistics Companies.  

Just released … Transport Topics Top 50, an annual survey of the largest logistics companies. Sponsored by TransForce, Inc. To view, click here: Top 50 Logistics Companies.  

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In the Safety Zone™ Newsletter – Vol. 6, Issue 8

Check out our latest issue of In the Safety Zone ™ featuring topics on preparing for safe winter driving, avoiding slips, trips and falls, how to ward off colds and flu, and a year in review safety quiz. In the Safety Zone Newsletter – Volume 6, Issue 8 (November 2013)

Check out our latest issue of In the Safety Zone ™ featuring topics on preparing for safe winter driving, avoiding slips, trips and falls, how to ward off colds and flu, and a year in review safety quiz. In the Safety Zone Newsletter – Volume 6, Issue 8 (November 2013)

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FTR State of Freight: Steady Growth, Capacity Tightening

Regulatory shocks such as the recent change in hours of service regulations are tough on trucking, but they do tend to lead to the ability of fleets to raise rates. If the Federal Motor Carrier Administration actually promulgates the kind of regulations they say they want to, the industry can expect more shocks, perhaps a […]

Regulatory shocks such as the recent change in hours of service regulations are tough on trucking, but they do tend to lead to the ability of fleets to raise rates. If the Federal Motor Carrier Administration actually promulgates the kind of regulations they say they want to, the industry can expect more shocks, perhaps a […]

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Top 10 Trucking Industry Concerns

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its top ten list of trucking industry concerns this week. Go to http://www.todaystrucking.com/the-big-list-of-trucking-industry-concerns to read more.

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its top ten list of trucking industry concerns this week. Go to http://www.todaystrucking.com/the-big-list-of-trucking-industry-concerns to read more.

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In the Safety Zone™ Newsletter – Vol. 6, Issue 7

Check out our latest issue of In the Safety Zone ™ featuring topics on time changes mean increased road risks, handle landing gear with care, safety tips for drivers when deer on the road, and are you using the “right” GPS. In the Safety Zone Newsletter – Volume 6, Issue 7 (October 2013)

Check out our latest issue of In the Safety Zone ™ featuring topics on time changes mean increased road risks, handle landing gear with care, safety tips for drivers when deer on the road, and are you using the “right” GPS. In the Safety Zone Newsletter – Volume 6, Issue 7 (October 2013)

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Operation Safe Driver October 20-26, 2013

CVSA, in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state, provincial and local law enforcement and industry launched the campaign in 2007 to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles. The FMCSA reports that 3,675 persons lost their lives in 2010 in truck involved traffic […]

CVSA, in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state, provincial and local law enforcement and industry launched the campaign in 2007 to combat the number of deaths resulting from crashes involving large trucks, buses and passenger vehicles. The FMCSA reports that 3,675 persons lost their lives in 2010 in truck involved traffic […]

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