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FMCSA Errors that Cost Companies the Most

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As a trucking company, it’s crucial to stay up-to-date on all the regulations in the industry. These regulations cover everything from how many hours a driver can be behind the wheel, to the maintenance of vehicles, to record retention requirements, to a whole lot more. While compliance is a must, it’s not uncommon for trucking […]

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. About FMCSA’s Declaration No. […]

DOT Inspection Levels and Guidance for Passing

The purpose of a roadside inspection on individual commercial motor vehicles and drivers is to determine if they comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and/or Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs). In the event of serious violations, the inspection may result in the issuance of driver or vehicle OOS orders. These violations must be […]

Roadcheck (blitz) Dates and Structure for 2022 – Focus: Wheel Ends

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the International Roadcheck dates and structure for 2022. The event is designed to help ensure that commercial vehicles are safe and compliant with the new safety regulations. The goal is to reduce fatalities and injuries in the commercial transportation industry.   Quick Facts International Roadcheck began in […]

Driver Logs and Record of Duty Status FAQs

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The Record of Duty Status (RODs) is a system that is used to track the number of hours a driver spends on the road. It is a required part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Hours of Service regulations, which are designed to prevent driver fatigue and promote road safety. The record of duty […]

Navigating FMCSA Regulations with DOTReady

Do You Have Questions About FMCSA? Disclaimer: Most of this information comes directly from the FMCSA’s website. If you’re looking for free resources that provide questions you have about FMCSA, this is the list for you! I came across the FMCSA Safety Planner last week and I thought it would be perfect to share with […]