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Is CSA Reform Back on the Table for Trucking?
In the recent U.S. Transportation Department Significant Rulemakings Report, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it will be seeking information on how to more effectively identify unsafe motor carriers and remove them from the highway. While this sounds like the mission of the agency’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, FMCSA didn’t mention CSA at all in the report. Why did this happen? Find out in this PrePass blog.
Federal Civil Penalties for Trucking Skyrocket
Across the breadth of the federal government, departments and regulatory agencies have a new weapon against misbehavior. It’s called inflation. That means the penalty for an FMCSA out-of-service order against a truck driver rose $150 from a year ago. The motor carrier allowing that OOS operation will pay an additional $1,500 for a total of $22,324 this year as well. Read why this is happening.
Learn How Much You Can Save with Weigh Station Bypass
With PrePass weigh station bypass, savings on time, fuel, and money add up quickly and automatically. Just how much can you save? Read this whitepaper, “See the Numbers: Learn How Weigh Station Bypass Adds Up to Big Savings on Time, Fuel, and Money,” as we look at five typical interstate truck routes. You will see the exact weigh stations that you can bypass with PrePass and the corresponding savings in time, fuel, and dollars that quickly accumulate! Read this whitepaper now.
The Risks of Truck Drivers Using CBD
Sales of products containing cannabidiol (CBD) continue growing by leaps and bounds. And their increasing popularity is likely putting more truckers and motor carrier fleets at risk. Read this story about the problem of CBD use by truck drivers. You will learn how state and federal agencies fail to adequately regulate CBD products, often leading to positive drug test results. Learn more about this in the PrePass blog.
New Trucking Regulations You Can Expect in 2023
Expect to see a raft of new and updated trucking regulations in 2023 coming from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Listen to this new episode of the “Eyes on the Road” trucking podcast as we discuss anticipated rules on truck speed limiters; truck driver drug and alcohol testing; universal IDs for trucks; independent contractors/owner-operators; the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program; and much more. Listen and learn what new trucking rules are headed your way.
How to Keep Toll Costs from Eating into Your Profits
Tolls can eat away at a motor carrier’s already thin profit margins, often without them even knowing. A $50 issue can quickly become a $500 problem or more. Stay ahead of the game and prevent these costly overruns. The PrePass blog “How to Keep Toll Costs from Eating into Your Truck Fleet’s Bottom Line” provides essential tips for trucking operations of any size to do just that. Read and start saving money on tolls today.
New Year’s Resolution: Listen to Drivers
While you may think it’s a little late to make a New Year’s resolution, there is always time to listen to the truck drivers in your fleet. When you listen to drivers, you learn about many opportunities for improvement and what’s on their minds. One recent survey shows exactly what is at the forefront of truck drivers’ minds. Find out in this PrePass blog.
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