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Form MCS-150

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The FMCSA registration process requires that companies specify their intended business operation type (e.g., Motor Carrier, Broker, Shipper, Freight Forwarder, or Cargo Tank Facility) and provide other standard information before operating on roadways. This information is submitted using a form known as MCS-150 which stands for Motor Carrier Services. What is a Form MCS-150 An […]

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 […]

Factors to Consider When Selecting an FMCSA Service Provider

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When was the last time your company did a full audit of your safety and compliance systems? If the answer is any longer than a quarter ago, then you will want to read this – Tips on how to choose the right FMCSA Service Provider. The speed at which regulations are changing makes it a […]

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), including more than 500,000 commercial trucking companies, more than 4,000 interstate bus companies, and more than four million commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders. “FMCSA’s MISSION is to save lives and reduce crashes […]

Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance – FMCSA Requirements

This article aims to address some of the most commonly confused FMCSA requirements that regulated companies must follow when it comes to drug and alcohol testing their drivers based on specific circumstances. Companies that employ drivers who are required to have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) are required to conduct regular controlled drug and alcohol […]

Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

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The possibilities of today’s modern data processing technology are nearly endless—until it isn’t. Currently, technology is being used to track vehicle health, driver behaviors, collisions, routing, dwell time, fuel costs, temperature sensors, asset locations, and so on. When back-office and in-cab technologies are unable to communicate with one another, fleets experience a pain point that […]