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Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs
FMCSA proposes mandatory electronic logging devices.
By Oliver Patton
After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal regulators are close to requiring most interstate commercial drivers to keep track of their work hours with an electronic device.
Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring
By Jim Beach
Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an initiative of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may put a hamper on carriers’ efforts.
Commentary: How Much do Your Technicians Know About Wheel Integrity?
In spite of endless service bulletins and instructional videos and even mandatory training programs, the worst still happens.
By Rolf Lockwood, Executive Contributing Editor
Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood discusses wheel integrity and the importance of technicians being well-versed in the rules of fastening wheels properly.
Status Quo for DOT Medical Exams is Changing
By Rick Malchow, J.J. Keller
The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule was published in April 2012 and effective in May 2012. A compliance date of May 21 of this year is quickly approaching. In its plainest form, it is a database of medical examiners who are certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to perform examinations of commercial vehicle drivers.
The FMCSA, OSHA, EEOC & You
A leading trucking attorney talks about how the government is ‘passing the buck’ with CSA, and other legal headaches
By Deborah Lockridge
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety, Compliance and Accountability enforcement program is one of the major legal and regulatory issues facing trucking companies, but it’s not the only one, as a veritable alphabet soup’s worth of agencies target the industry.

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Centrad Launches RedCam Next week Centrad will launch RedCam. RedCam is a new CCTV and mobile recording system for all commercial vehicles. RedCam is a reverse-front-side safety camera system, which can record up to four cameras simultaneously.
Vnomics Partners with SpeedGauge Vnomics Corp. has partnered with SpeedGauge, an international provider of driver behavior and speed management solutions for commercial trucking fleets.
J. J. Keller Announces Online Hazmat: General Awareness Training Hazmat employees can now receive standardized, consistent hazmat training anytime, anywhere. J. J. Keller & Associates has developed Hazmat: General Awareness Training (What’s Required and How to Comply). This new online course is self-paced and available from any location with an internet connection.
Rand McNally Releases Comprehensive HOS and Navigation Updates Rand McNally announced the release of a navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND 760 and TPC 7600. With the release, the devices will have access to a full map update and new navigation features, as well as supplementary hours-of-service rules to help track hours in various locations and industries.
Omnitracs Introduces Real-Time MPG Performance Feedback Omnitracs announced the upcoming availability of mpg performance information on the its Mobile Computing Platform 110 (MCP110) and 200 (MCP200) user interface.

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