Category Archives: the economy

Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet

Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet.

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FMCSA set to increase fines for some safety reg violations | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

FMCSA set to increase fines for some safety reg violations | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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Old Man Winter

Just in time as colder weather arrives in parts of the country, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations to supersede federal hours of service regulations. The … Continue reading

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Breaking the pattern

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration amends its regulations to enable the Agency to suspend or revoke the operating authority registration of for-hire motor carriers that show egregious disregard for safety compliance or who permit persons who have shown egregious disregard for safety … Continue reading

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Year-end develoments

We hope your Christmas was merry and bright. Meanwhile, here are some developments of which you should be aware. There will be a public listening session on January 13, 2014, to solicit ideas and information concerning sections 32101 and 32916 … Continue reading

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Topical Tuesday: Pounding the pavement

Topical Tuesday: Can changing pavement properties reduce vehicle fuel consumption?                                                                              Topical Tuesday: thoughts on trucking-related subjects by contributing writers. Can changing pavement properties reduce vehicle fuel consumption? By David A. Kolman You have to wonder where in the world researchers … Continue reading

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Trucking as a career

Is truck driving in the oilfield a good career move? Our guest post for the Eagle Ford Shale blog might help you to decide.

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Day two with “new” HOS regs

Revised hours of service regulations went into effect yesterday, July 1, 2013 and there has been quite a bit of fallout over the “new” rules. Check out Overdrive magazine for some interesting comments, perspectives and implications.

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Keeping time

New hours of service regulations are due to go into effect July 1, 2013. Meanwhile, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has issued a report that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has calculated incorrectly the yearly cost-benefit of the upcoming … Continue reading

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Scam alert

For some years now we’ve been alerting you to attempts to scam truck driving job applicants. We spread the word about one scam being perpetrated just to have another pop up. Scamming has gotten so serious that the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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