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Electronic  Logs Mandate: Outrage & Applause
Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal regulators are close to requiring most interstate commercial drivers to keep track of their work hours with an electronic device.

April 18, 2014

The Effects of the New Hours of Service

The Effects of the New Hours of Service

Early experience with the hours-of-service changes bear out expectations that 24-7 truckload carriers will come under pressure to add personnel, change service levels or both.

August 29, 2013

The ABCs of DataQs Challenges

The ABCs of DataQs Challenges

DataQs, the online system for correcting CSA scoring, has the reputation of being cumbersome and unpredictable, but there’s a way for safety managers to get what they need from it. Call it the ABCs of DataQs.

May 28, 2013

A Look at CSA After Two Years

A Look at CSA After Two Years

In the two years it has been up and running, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations Compliance, Safety, Accountability program has demonstrated many flaws and shortcomings. But the program is credited with the signal achievement of shining a brighter light on truck safety.

January 16, 2013

Technology: What if Cars and Trucks Could Talk to Each Other?
The Feds' Safety Wish List

The Feds' Safety Wish List

Topping the list of federal initiatives on truck safety technology is a proposal due any time from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to require stability control systems on heavy-duty tractors

May 16, 2012

The New Hours Rule: Did FMCSA Find A Sweet Spot?

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.

February 14, 2012

Getting Beyond Hours Of Service - Model Fatigue Management Program Nears Readiness
Taking Safety To A Higher Level: Fatigue Management Is About More Than Hours Of Service
CVSA Vision: Safety Is More than Enforcement

CVSA Vision: Safety Is More than Enforcement

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is best known as the outfit that issues those clearance stickers to trucks that pass a roadside inspection. That has been the alliance's core program since it was founded in 1980

November 3, 2010

Carrier Alliance Pushing for Congress to Pass EOBR Mandate Next Year
Sleeping Monster? Sleep Apnea Can Create Legal Risks for Trucking Companies