Safety & Compliance

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ATA Taps Cammisa to Head Safety & Connectivity Efforts

The American Trucking Associations has hired Michael Cammisa as the lobby’s new vice president of safety policy and connectivity.

An event view captured for saefty analysis and driver coaching. Image: SmartDrive

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SmartDrive Enhances Driver-Safety Video Solution

The latest release of SmartDrive’s video-based analytics platform and safety program includes new capabilities for capturing and delivering videos, improving the video-coaching process and driver-performance analytics as well as custom policy configurations.

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FMCSA Approves Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

The long-anticipated final rule to establish a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse for commercial truck and bus drivers has at last been released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The rule goes into effect on January 4, 2017, with a compliance date of January 2020.

Products

AutoSock Fits Wide Base Single Tires

AutoSock AS, the provider of an alternative traction device for commercial vehicles, has expanded its AutoSock product line to include several wide base single tires.

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Older Sprinter Vans Recalled for Brake Warning Light

The recall covers more than 17,000 Dodge and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2003 to 2006 model years.

Safety at work zones and streamlined inspections at the Mexican border are involved in the Arizona programs.

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Arizona to Test Work Zone Notification, Quicker Safety Inspections

The Arizona Department of Transportation will use federal funding next year to testing technology to improve commercial transportation safety and efficiency.

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FMCSA Seeks Comment on Alternative Medical Certification for VA Physicians

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a proposal that would establish an alternative certification process for Department of Veteran’s Affairs physicians to be added it its list of certified medical examiners.

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

News

Nissan Recalls Titan XD Diesel Trucks for Fuel Gauge

The recall affects more than 12,000 2016-model year pickup trucks that are at a higher risk for running out of fuel.

Photo: J.J. Keller

Articles

ELD Exemption Fever

The initial compliance date for the FMCSA’s final rule known as the ELD mandate is December 18, 2017. Are any of your drivers exempt from the electronic logging device mandate?

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News

Rockport Trucks Recalled for Stalling

The recall, expected to begin Dec. 20, affects 22 Rockport cargo box trucks and work trucks in the 2016 model year.

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