October 12, 2016
A recent editorial on speed limiters generated a flurry of comments. HDT's Deborah Lockridge shares some of them, and some more thoughts on this controversial issue, in her "All That's Trucking" blog.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Safety & Compliance, Speed Limits, Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:30 AM | » Comments(2)
May 27, 2015
A case of mistaken identity and murder charges in the wake of one defendant cooperating with federal investigators. Sounds like something from an FBI organized crime case – but this involved an out of service order by the DOT.
Tags: FMCSA, Imminent Hazard
Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
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)
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)
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
Author: Evan Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(7)
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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