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2/8/2021
As with many other pandemic-driven aspects of the world that developed in 2020, the U.S. DOT and its state enforcement partners turned to remote options to conduct safety audits of... Read More

2/8/2021
As with many other pandemic-driven aspects of the world that developed in 2020, the U.S. DOT and its state enforcement partners turned to remote options to conduct safety audits of... Read More

12/28/2020
Motor carriers must have performed required annual CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse checks on all their drivers by Jan. 5 or face a fine of up to $2,500 per offense, if non-com... Read More

12/28/2020
Motor carriers must have performed required annual CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse checks on all their drivers by Jan. 5 or face a fine of up to $2,500 per offense, if non-com... Read More

9/15/2020
The U.S. DOT’s overhauled hours of service rule, which is meant to provide drivers and fleets with greater flexibility in their on- and off-duty cycles, takes effect in just ... Read More

9/15/2020
The U.S. DOT’s overhauled hours of service rule, which is meant to provide drivers and fleets with greater flexibility in their on- and off-duty cycles, takes effect in just ... Read More

5/29/2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation will distribute some 2.1 million cloth masks to trucking companies and drivers as part of a larger initiative to distribute masks to transport... Read More

5/29/2020
The U.S. Department of Transportation will distribute some 2.1 million cloth masks to trucking companies and drivers as part of a larger initiative to distribute masks to transport... Read More

5/14/2020
A federal rule to overhaul the hours of service regulations that govern truck drivers’ schedules will soon be published in the Federal Register, the U.S. DOT’s Federal ... Read More

5/14/2020
A federal rule to overhaul the hours of service regulations that govern truck drivers’ schedules will soon be published in the Federal Register, the U.S. DOT’s Federal ... Read More

3/23/2020
Recent closures at various state departments of motor vehicles (DMV) can make renewing a commercial license and filing an updated medical certificate more complicated than normal. ... Read More

3/23/2020
Recent closures at various state departments of motor vehicles (DMV) can make renewing a commercial license and filing an updated medical certificate more complicated than normal. ... Read More

3/18/2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Wednesday afternoon expanded its targeted suspension of hour of service regulations for truck and bus drivers hauling certain loa... Read More

3/18/2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Wednesday afternoon expanded its targeted suspension of hour of service regulations for truck and bus drivers hauling certain loa... Read More

4/29/2016
The first thing that caught my eye in the 120-page report was the decrease in large trucks involved in fatal crashes. Citing information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Ad... Read More

4/29/2016
In its annual “Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts” report, FMCSA found large truck fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled decreased by 6 percent from 1.43 to 1.... Read More

8/2/2014
That’s extremely good news, since violations can impact a carrier’s DOT scrutiny, insurance rates, and its reputation, as well as a driver’s employability. ... Read More

8/15/2012
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11/21/2010
On November 3, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released its newest Freight Analysis Framework data.  This report details freight... Read More