FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

In 2020, 4,014 people lost their lives in collisions with commercial motor vehicles. These fatalities involved drivers of passenger cars 68% of the time and drivers of commercial vehicles 15% of the time. 16% of the fatalities being pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. Compared to 2009, when it was at its lowest level since fatal crash… Continue reading FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

Covid-19 Hours of Service Extension

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) latest notification, it plans to continue the national emergency warrants extension that is exempted from certain requirements in 49 CFR Part 395 (maximum driving time) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty states and the District of Columbia. What is FMCSA’s Declaration… Continue reading Covid-19 Hours of Service Extension

FMCSA Insurance Filing Requirements for Motor Carriers

According to the FMCSA, motor carriers filing for operating authority are required to have specific insurance and legal process agent documents on file before the FMCSA will issue the authorities. Although the required filings vary based on the types of registrations involved, the stipulations and minimum coverage amounts are clearly outlined on the FMCSA’s website… Continue reading FMCSA Insurance Filing Requirements for Motor Carriers

FMCSA Activities & Acronyms

The FMCSA is involved in the following activities in an effort to improve highway safety for motor carriers and non commercial drivers. Continuing education outreach efforts and stakeholder engagement; Sharing best practices and developing training; Managing grant programs and funding to support State partners; Overseeing registration, operating authority, and customer service programs; Managing data-driven analysis… Continue reading FMCSA Activities & Acronyms

The Future of the Truck Fleet Management Software Industry

In today’s competitive trucking industry, fleet managers must ensure that every asset in their fleet is well maintained, monitored, and reported on. Proper fleet management streamlines the entire fleet process, from scheduling maintenance to reporting and tracking vehicle data. So with tools that address intangibles like risk management, maintenance planning, and asset monitoring, the right… Continue reading The Future of the Truck Fleet Management Software Industry

5 Efficiency Boosters for Freight Operations

Today, logistics is being modernized faster than most companies are able to keep up with. Truck fleet management software is crucial for companies steering their company into the future. With the ability for fleet supervisors to more accurately dispatch on-time delivery at minimal costs, schedule maintenance downtime, and optimize driver behavior at a lesser ecological… Continue reading 5 Efficiency Boosters for Freight Operations