March 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Jim Park
Changing truck tires isn't rocket science. Since tire service isn't cheap, it's not uncommon to find smaller fleets and even some bigger ones doing their own tire maintenance. But safety needs to be the priority in any shop.
Tags: Safety, Tires, Shop Tools
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Bob Rose, Contributor
In December, the FMCSA made good on its commitment to Congress to install refinements to the CSA initiative by implementing 11 changes to the Safety Measurement System. J.J. Keller's Bob Rose has more details.
Tags: FMCSA, Safety, J.J. Keller, Compliance, CSA, Hazmat
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released new materials to assist motor carriers in identifying and addressing their safety and compliance issues.
These materials include the Safety Management Cycle, an important tool that Agency Safety Investigators use during on-site investigations.
Tags: Topics & Trends, CSA, FMCSA, Safety, Compliance
The latest revision to the way the federal government assesses fleet safety and compliance will mean the Vehicle Maintenance BASIC just got more important than ever
Tags: Issues, CSA, Aftermarket, Safety, Compliance
One of the most common reasons for an officer to pull a driver over is for a faulty light. Below are some basic guidelines on how to troubleshoot some of the problems that may arise with a trailer lighting system
Tags: Trailers, CSA, Lighting, Safety, Compliance
December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Oliver B. Patton
Imagine: A truck driver gets a signal on his dash, warning him that a car ahead that he cannot see has slammed on the brakes. Or that he's going too fast for the curve ahead/
Tags: Equipment & Technology, Safety, smart highways
December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By John Hill, Contributor
In my 38 years of involvement with highway safety, and even more recently as a safety consultant, I have observed a unique situation distinctive to safe and compliant companies: They value their employees by creating a safety culture
Tags: Compliance, Safety, Drivers, CSA
November 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
To provide a simpler, easier and safer entrance to and exit from the flatbed deck, East Manufacturing first introduced an optional integrated stairway a few years ago. Now East has improved this option by adding a locking door enclosur
Tags: Trailers, flatbeds, East Manufacturing, Safety
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Contributed HNi
With a hard market on the way for the insurance industry, it's more important now than ever to shore up your safety program (although developing a safety culture should always be a focus, no matter what the market conditions.
Tags: Topics & Trends, Safety, Insurance
December 1996, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Denise Pauley, Assistant Managing Editor
Former State Troopers say split speeds make truckers `the fall guy;` predict rise in speed trap enforcement
Tags: Safety, Speeding
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