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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 […]

Air Brake Guidance for Commercial Motor Vehicles

In 2018, the FMCSA issued 185,592 violations to companies 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 air […]