January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
If you’re planning to add natural gas trucks to your fleet, you will likely have to make some modifications to your shop. That exercise could go smoothly or not, depending on how much homework you do in advance.
Tags: CNG Conversions, Managing the Shop, Safety & Compliance, CNG
October 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Deborah Lockridge
Drivers and others at your company need to know what to do in the aftermath of a serious accident.
Tags: Accidents, Driver Safety, Fleets, Safety & Compliance
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Corey Lile
Using the right tools can prevent a vast majority of workers’ comp legal nightmares. By using four strategic tools at the disposal of every trucking company, you can eliminate most major legal issues associated with workers’ comp claims.
Tags: Safety, Insurance, Workers' Compensation, Fleets, Safety & Compliance
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Daren Hansen, J.J. Keller & Associates
Let’s examine the top three CSA violations for both vehicles and drivers across the industry and discuss practices that can help bring the numbers down.
Tags: J.J. Keller, CSA, Safety & Compliance, Logs
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Don Jerrell, Associate VP, HNI
The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. How a truck driver responds on the scene has a major impact on the outcome of any claims that may follow.
Tags: Accidents, Driver Safety, Driver Training, drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, HNI
June 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By J. Scott Roberts, Contributor
Did you hear about the driver who backed into the transformer for a huge regional mall, shutting it down for a Saturday during the Christmas shopping season?
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Safety & Compliance
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Tom Bray, J.J. Keller
Since the new hours-of-service rules went into effect July 1, there have been many questions asked of experts both inside and outside of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration related to the new rules. This article looks at some of the more frequently asked questions.
Tags: FMCSA, drivers, Regulations, Hours of Service, Safety & Compliance
April 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
If you haven't taken a look at your driver hiring and screening procedures in a while, it's time for a thorough review to avoid running afoul of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Tags: Safety and Compliance
February 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Kate Harlow
With the advent of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s flagship Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, a new premium was put on safety. This required a number of fleets to focus on the issue like never before.
Tags: FMCSA, Con-way Freight, CSA, Safety & Compliance
November 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Kathy Close, Contributor
The Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement model has been fine-tuned on multiple occasions since the program's inception by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Tags: Compliance, CSA, Safety and Compliance, SMC
February 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
Almost no one is happy about the new hours of service rule. Maybe that means the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made the moves that will lead to stability, at long last.
Or maybe not.
Tags: Safety & Compliance, Hours of Service
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