Safety & Compliance

J&M operates 13 terminals in Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas. The fleet specializes in carrying industrial and food grade products, as well as liquid bulk goods. Photo: Bendix

Articles

When Safety Comes From the Top

For J&M Tank Lines, safety technology is simply a tool in its quest to make sure drivers get home safely.

Photo courtesy of Isuzu.

News

Isuzu Recalls N-Series Cabovers for Loose Bolts

About 97,000 trucks are at risk for loss of vehicle control and diminished braking performance.

Photo: U.S. Dept. of Transportation

News

FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced on March 23 that it is scrapping its proposed rule on a revised methodology for issuing safety fitness determinations for motor carriers.

Photo: Kenworth

News

Kenworth Makes Bendix Wingman Advanced Standard for T680

Ahead of the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth has announced that the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system will be standard on the T680, beginning July 1.

Image: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

News

ATA Pushes for Hair-Testing Standards

The American Trucking Associations is continuing its push to allow hair-testing to be used in lieu of urinalysis to detect drug use by CDL driver applicants.

Products

Ancra Launches Line of Safety Gear

Ancra International has launched a new line of safety equipment featuring wearables, flags, banners, and reflectors to compliment the company’s existing safety products.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: See the Light…and Everything Else

North American headlight standards are inherently dangerous because they don’t allow brightness levels to match the speeds we travel, says executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood. It’s just too easy to “over-drive” your lights.

Image via UFSTP website

News

Online List Tracks Carriers in Compliance with Upcoming Food Safety Rule

TransComply, the manager of the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol, has launched an online public listing of motor carriers that have complied with all the requirements for participation in the program.

One ELD provider, Eroad, is using a third-party verification program to help give customers peace of mind. Photo: Eroad

Articles

ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?

Motor carriers beware: FMCSA does NOT “certify” ELDs. What you need to understand about the electronic logging device mandate's "self-certification" process and how to help make sure you have a compliant device.

Image via report: Twin 33 Foot Truck Trailers: Making U.S. Freight Transport Safer and More Efficient

News

Infrastructure Reform Group Finds Twin 33s Boost Safety and Efficiency

The Americans for Modern Transportation coalition released a new study finding that twin 33-foot trailers would boost safety and efficiency with widespread adoption.

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