February 24th, 2020
Podcast #38: Skyrocketing Trucking Insurance Rates and How to Deal with Cost Increases

Guest: Rich Bren, vice president of insurance, PFA Transportation Insurance and Surety Services Both owner-operator truckers and trucking fleets of […]

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February 19th, 2020
What Trucking Regulations Are Next from the Federal Government?

What is the government going to do next? When it comes to federal trucking regulations, now you have two resources to find what every agency has planned and to lend your voice to the ultimate outcome.

Blog, Regulations
February 13th, 2020
Roadside Driver and Truck Inspections Reveal Alarming Trends

If you ever wondered what roadside inspectors frequently find when they look at drivers and trucks, the answers are conveniently tracked on the FMCSA website in its Analysis & Information Online section. The FMCSA tracks these numbers because they display what is actually taking place out on the road and how effective federal regulations may be at uncovering safety problems.

Blog, Safety
February 10th, 2020
FMCSA Delays Entry Level Truck Driver Training Rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has delayed implementation of the entire entry-level driver training rules, set to originally take effect on Feb. 7, 2020. This means the regulations will now take effect on Feb. 7, 2022. Here’s why this is happening.

Blog, Trucking Community
February 5th, 2020
ATA Renews PrePass as Endorsed Featured Product

The American Trucking Associations has renewed PrePass – a product of the PrePass Safety Alliance – as an Endorsed ATA Business Solutions Featured Product. ATA also endorses PrePass Safety Alliance’s PrePass Plus electronic toll payment solution, and its MOTION, ALERTS, and INFORM products.

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February 3rd, 2020
Podcast #37: How to Avoid Common Mistakes with Your Truck’s ELD So You Don’t Get Penalized

It’s been only a little more than a month since the final federal mandate took effect requiring most truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to track their hours behind the wheel. However, figures show a good number of drivers are being cited by law enforcement for improper use of the devices.

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