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August 21, 2012

Group Effort Needed to Deal with Crash Accountability Question

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has delayed its promised changes to its Compliance, Safety and Accountability program, and the truck and bus industries are being vocal with their frustration

July 20, 2012

National Registry for Medical Examiners Goes Live

The DOT is reminding the industry that the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is now live. The registry is part of a rule posted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration aiming to shore up driver medical standards.

July 12, 2012

FMCSA Refocusing Attention in Safety Audits

HNI recently held a workshop called FMCSA Safety Audit Requirements and How to Prepare, featuring FMCSA and Wisconsin State Patrol officials talking about new policies and procedures in place

June 26, 2012

Carrier Improves CSA Score With Trailer Readiness Program

With just two full-time facilities to handle maintenance on a fleet of more than 2,700 trailers scattered across the lower 48 states and Mexico, conducting regular trailer inspections can be a daunting task for Murray, Ky.-based Paschall Truck Lines.

April 27, 2012

How to be Proactive 
With CSA

There are two types of carrier reactions when it comes to navigating the new Compliance, Safety, Accountability program launched by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, better known simply as CSA

April 5, 2012

Pro-Tread Says Clients Average 30 Points Lower in CSA BASIC Scores

A study by Instructional Technologies Inc., provider of Pro-Tread online safety training, showed that Pro-Tread clients' CSA BASIC scores averaged 30 point less than average industry CSA scores.

December 19, 2011

The Purpose of the Emergency Response Guidebook

Many shippers and transporters of hazardous materials are familiar with the small orange Emergency Response Guidebook. Most associate the ERG with compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR), using it to provide emergency response information for a hazardous materials shipment. Yet that is not why the ERG was created

June 28, 2011

CSA's Cargo BASIC Demands More from Flatbed and Open Deck Carriers

Open-deck carriers will have a lot on their minds going forward

December 3, 2010

Getting Beyond Hours Of Service - Model Fatigue Management Program Nears Readiness

The hours of service rules are hot news right now, with possible changes pending in a rewrite that's due before the end of the year

December 2, 2010

A Different Approach To Accident Litigation

A fatal accident caused by a truck driver starts a chain of events that are disruptive, dispiriting and hugely expensive

November 3, 2010

Carrier Alliance Pushing for Congress to Pass EOBR Mandate Next Year

The group of trucking companies that is pushing legislation to mandate electronic onboard recorders plans to spend the rest of the year gathering allies and building support for passage of the bill next year

October 13, 2010

Study: Mandatory Alcohol Testing Cuts Risk of Alcohol Involvement in Fatal Crashes

A study by scientists at Columbia University found that mandatory alcohol testing programs for commercial truck drivers may have contributed to a significant reduction in alcohol involvement in fatal motor carrier crashes

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