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April 28, 2017

Vigillo Compiles Driver Safety Records Into Roadside Resume

Vigillo's new Roadside Resume is billed as a comprehensive commercial driver safety, compliance, and risk profile to help carriers identify safe and risky drivers.

March 23, 2017

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.

March 13, 2017

5 Trends in FMCSA Compliance Reviews

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that it is changing the process for performing compliance reviews. What do this announcement and other compliance review trends mean for your fleet?

March 8, 2017

On the Spot: Truck-Lite's RoadReady Trailer Telematics System [Video]

Truck-Lite has released the RoadReady telematics package, designed to let trucking companies know that a trailer is ready for the road, prior to dispatching a driver. 

February 23, 2017

SambaSafety Acquires Vigillo

SambaSafety has acquired Vigillo, enhancing the company’s driver risk management platform for U.S. Department of Transportation regulated fleets.

February 21, 2017

Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier Safety Fitness Determination notice of proposed rulemaking issued over a year ago by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

December 8, 2016

Grand Island Express Finds Video Helps CSA Scores

Grand Island Express, a Grand Island, Neb.-based 140-vehicle for-hire trucking company, deployed Lytx’s video-based telematics system DriveCam throughout its fleet; a move that it says has improved the fleet’s safety record.

November 17, 2016

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

October 6, 2016

FMCSA Website Previews Proposed CSA Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a set of proposed changes to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program and is seeking comment on the proposals via a special website it's set up to show motor carriers how the changes would affect their safety ratings.

October 1, 2016

PrePass Debuts New Safety Data Visualization Tool

LAS VEGAS – The provider of PrePass unveiled a new business intelligence tool on Saturday, before the start of the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition, that is says revolutionizes the way carriers look at their safety data.

September 13, 2016

3 Things to be Ready for in a Coercion Complaint Investigation

While following up on driver coercion complaints, DOT auditors may not be finding the coercion claimed, but they are finding other issues that are causing conditional ratings and fines.

August 29, 2016

TMC Releases Updated Manuals for Technicians

“By following each manual’s quality PMI program, fleets are provided a road map to follow for maximum return on assets and optimal component life of major vehicle systems,” said Carl Kirk, TMC executive director and an ATA vice president.

July 7, 2016

FMCSA Proposes Taking Closer Look at Non-Preventable Crashes

Findings from a proposed demo program could lead FMCSA to allow the removal of certain non-preventable crashes so they do not count against a carrier’s crash-indicator score.

May 3, 2016

Veriflo Dispenser Receives ANSI Certification

Parker Hannifin Corp., the global leader in motion and control technologies, announced the XF70 Fast Fill Commercial and Fleet Dispenser is now certified by CSA Group to ANSI/IAS NGV 4.1-99/CSA 12.5-M99 (R2014) - NGV Dispensing Systems.

April 25, 2016

Trucking Regulations in the Pipeline: Update from NPTC

It took him all of an hour and a half, but Rick Schweitzer, general counsel for the National Private Truck Council, gamely managed to get across the key elements of the sweep of regulatory changes coming down the pike for trucking.

March 23, 2016

Vigillo Adds BASIC Measure Analyzer to Carrier Select

Transportation data mining and analysis provider Vigillo announced the BASIC Measure Analyzer as a new feature of Carrier Select that gives more context to CSA data.

March 8, 2016

PeopleNet Selects Vigillo as CSA Data Provider

Fleet management software provider PeopleNet has chosen Vigillo to provide CSA data for its new safety analytics dashboard.

March 7, 2016

FMCSA: CSA Raw Data Publicly Visible Again

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on March 7 that it has restored to public view its “absolute measures” of the safety performance of motor carriers of property.

March 1, 2016

FMCSA Report on Life-Saving Impact of Safety Enforcement Challenged

A supplier of safety/compliance services and, separately, the American Trucking Associations have taken issue with what the agency contends the report indicates.

February 28, 2016

Trailer Light-Out System Shown by Truck-Lite

Truck-Lite says its new Light-Out Detection System alerts drivers of one or more trailer lights that are dark. The system replaces the nose box and distributes power among lighting circuits, and signals a light-out condition by illuminating a warning lamp on the trailer’s nose.

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