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

State of the Diesel Energy Markets & Contributing Factors

Due to its utmost importance, diesel typically represents the largest single category of spending for transportation businesses. As a transportation fuel, diesel provides various benefits: better efficiency, performance, and safety. While maintenance and repair are necessary costs, an increase in diesel can substantially cripple businesses by inflating operating costs. In recent years, it’s been a… Continue reading State of the Diesel Energy Markets & Contributing Factors

Elements Affecting the Global Freight Market

The global supply chain and freight market are complex and constantly changing. Understanding the factors that impact the market is essential for businesses planning to succeed. With the markets in a state of limbo, now is the time to look for resources to help weather any storm that may be on the horizon. Companies should… Continue reading Elements Affecting the Global Freight Market