Violations That Get Vehicles Placed Out Of Service The Most

With nearly 25% of roadside inspections leading to a vehicle being placed out of service, it goes without saying that a reliable vehicle maintenance program is essential for a safe fleet to stay on the road. Here are some statistics and pointers to help you keep your fleet on the road: Check out the DOT-Ready.com… Continue reading Violations That Get Vehicles Placed Out Of Service The Most

Meditation Can Help Driver Wellness Programs

Although this article doesn’t pertain to FMCSA regulations, we thought it may be helpful to share some insights on a practice that will not only help to relieve stress, but has also been shown to reduce blood pressure, symptoms of IBS, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and many other negative health conditions commonly found in the trucking… Continue reading Meditation Can Help Driver Wellness Programs

Trucking Schools See Spike in Enrollments in 2021

Trucking schools around the country have seen a sharp increase in the number of enrollments into their programs. This comes as good news as supply chains around the world stress under the pressure of driver shortages, strikes, minimum training requirements, and an increase in online shopping volume. As automation rolls into the industry, many companies… Continue reading Trucking Schools See Spike in Enrollments in 2021

Changes to ELDT Requirements in 2022

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A new rule is going into effect for soon-to-be drivers in February 2022 pertaining to the issuance of several common license types. Here’s what you need to know: In the first quarter of 2022, a new rule will require applicants to meet certain training standards before: Being issued a Class A or B CDL for… Continue reading Changes to ELDT Requirements in 2022

Air Brakes on CMVs – How they work & regulations you need to know

In 2018, the FMCSA handed out 185,592 violations to drivers for not having properly adjusted brakes (393.47E Brakes (All Others) – Clamp or Roto Type Brake Out of Adjustment). Not only is this an extremely dangerous problem to have, but it’s also avoidable with a little background on the different components that make up an… Continue reading Air Brakes on CMVs – How they work & regulations you need to know

Important Notice for Trucks Equipped with 3G ELDs

As per the FMCSA Website: Mobile carriers are shutting down their 3G networks to make room for more advanced network services, including 5G.  As a result, many older cell phones and other mobile devices will be unable to use data services. Once a 3G network is no longer supported, it is highly unlikely that any… Continue reading Important Notice for Trucks Equipped with 3G ELDs