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FMCSA Activities & Acronyms

FMCSA Activities

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is a government agency that is responsible for promoting safety in the trucking industry. It does this by setting safety standards and regulations for commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses, and by enforcing those regulations through inspections, investigations, and other enforcement actions. The FMCSA also provides training […]

4 Ways the FMCSA is Making Highways Safer

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With fatal truck accidents being on an uptrend in recent years, there is a lot of pressure to create systems that can reduce the overall number of accidents on our nation’s highways. The FMCSA has taken several steps to help reverse the trend but there is still a lot that could be done to reduce […]

DOTReady Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

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Compliance reviews, roadside inspections, and safety audits can be a lot to manage. To keep up with all of the requirements, companies should have systems and processes in place that get as close as possible to full automation. Your company can count on DOT-Ready to take care of the most tedious tasks that drain valuable […]

CDL Driver Hiring Efficiency Boosters

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Welcome to DOTReady’s blog where we share insight about the trucking industry. Including things like regulatory compliance, economic trends, and stories leading the public narrative in the logistics industry. When it comes to hiring drivers, the process you have for sourcing applications and qualifying records can make a world of difference later on. It’s important […]

7 Tips for Starting a Trucking Company

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Are you a trucker who is looking to start your own trucking business? If so, you’re in luck. If you love driving and logistics, starting a trucking company could be the perfect next step. With over 70% of all freight in the United States moving through trucks every day—there is still an immense demand for […]

CDL Issuance from Third Parties Rescinded

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Proposed rulemaking to streamline the process of getting would-be truck drivers a CDL has been rescinded by the FMCSA following a deeper review of the implications if they were to be passed. Specifically, the rules would have allowed states to use third-party testing examiners to administer the commercial driver’s license skills test to students who […]