August 26th, 2019
Webinar: Truckers, Fleets Can Get Certified, Trained to Help Stop Human Trafficking

You will learn from this non-profit group how widespread the problem of human trafficking is in the U.S. and how you can become trained and certified, so you can be an everyday hero on the frontlines of the battle against human trafficking.

Blog, Trucking Community
August 21st, 2019
FMCSA to Survey Crimes Against Female and Minority Truckers

The survey intends to understand the prevalence, seriousness, and nature of the problem, potentially leading to FMCSA development of training or outreach materials to help truckers protect themselves.

Blog, Safety
August 15th, 2019
FMCSA Proposes Hours of Service Flexibility

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced its long-awaited proposal for changes in the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations affecting commercial motor vehicle drivers. FMCSA proposes five key changes to the HOS rules, with the intent of increasing driver flexibility while maintaining safety, according to the agency.

Blog, Regulations
August 15th, 2019
Podcast #29: Former Cop Tells How Truckers Can Best Deal with Law Enforcement to Reduce Delays

In every truck driver’s career, they will have to interact with law enforcement officers on multiple occasions. But how they handle these meetings can mean the difference between the encounter being short to being very long, or the possibility of a citation.

Blog, Podcasts
August 12th, 2019
New Carrier FMCSA Safety Audits May Now Be Conducted Remotely

Eight years of field testing in 10 states resulted in FMCSA’s announcement that new entrant safety audits may now be conducted remotely in all 50 states.

Blog, Safety
August 7th, 2019
FMCSA Seeks Truck Driver Detention Answers

In a Federal Register notice earlier this summer, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) asked seven questions about capturing reliable data on driver detention at shipper/consignee facilities. Comments are due by September 9.

Blog, Regulations, Safety