Tag: Regulations

  • What is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    What is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

    The FMCSA is the lead federal government agency responsible for regulating and providing safety oversight of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), to include 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 and injuries by […]

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance – FMCSA Requirements

    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 that are required to have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) are required to conduct regular controlled substance and alcohol […]

  • Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

    Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

    The possibilities of today’s modern data processing technology is 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 […]

  • FMCSA Rules and Regulation Refresher

    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 are pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. Compared to 2009, when it was at its lowest level since fatal crash […]

  • DOT Compliance Training

    DOT Compliance Training

    Our goal is to help motor carriers around the country gain access to effective safety management training systems that equip them with the knowledge needed to meet DOT regulations. With our training, you can reduce DOT infractions and accidents, reduce operational costs, and avoid unnecessary obstacles. Together, we work to make public roads safer and […]

  • Covid-19 Hours of Service Extension

    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 […]