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Should the Government Increase Minimum Insurance Coverage Requirements?

June 13, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says it's time to raise motor carrier insurance minimums. This week the House of Representatives said, not so fast. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at some of the pros and cons in her All That's Trucking Blog.

Tags: FMCSA, Insurance, U.S. Congress

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, June 13, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(2)

When Goals Don’t Make Sense

February 28, 2014

At our company, it’s annual review time. Part of the process involves setting goals for the coming year, which are supposed to be “attainable with a stretch” – challenging, but reachable.

Tags: DOT, FMCSA, ATA, HOS

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, February 28, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Guest Editorial: Did you hear the one about the FMCSA?

Senior Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge questions the makeup of a key committee advising the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Senior Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge

May 24, 2013

This financial advisor walks into a meeting of people who advise the federal government when it comes to safety policy involving trucks and says he's in favor of speed limiters... This may sound like the beginning of a joke, however, it's anything but funny.

Tags: FMCSA, MCSAC, Road Safe America

Author: Evan Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(7)

Hiring a driver without a CDL is not the answer to the driver shortage

A West Texas TV news crew discovered a lot of drivers without CDLs, thanks to a driver shortage in the oil fields.

December 12, 2012

The demand for truck drivers seems to be leading some unscrupulous companies to hire drivers who don't have a commercial driver's license

Tags: Safety & Compliance, CDL, Texas, FMCSA

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, December 12, 2012 10:01 AM | » Comments(0)

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