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Recently, motor carriers were thrown into a turmoil when one of the FMCSA recommended Process Agents closed their doors. Overnight, operating authorities were revoked, and many managers were left wondering what happened. While it was an easy fix t......Read Full Article


There have been significant changes to the hours-of-service rules that would increase truck drivers’ flexibility while on duty. Among these are five key changes on how drivers could use the 30-minute rest break rule and the ability to split the 10......Read Full Article


September 2020

CSA (Compliance, Safety and Accountability), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration compliance monitoring program, has been in operation for several years now. An event that has potential for a significant impact on your CSA scores is sc......Read Full Article


A primary function of a professional driver is to prevent accidents. Managing the speed of the vehicle to control the safe space around the vehicle is how this is accomplished. A safe attitude as well as being focused and alert to the ever-changin......Read Full Article


As a professional driver, defensive driving is a topic that is common in most safety programs. There are commercial programs available for purchase. Many motor carriers even write their own, both of which are great. A different approach to defens......Read Full Article


Warm weather means construction zones will start “popping” up all over the nation. As our roads and bridges age, they need repair and replacement, creating the need for workers to re-direct traffic as they do their work.A primary concern in cons......Read Full Article


Professional Drivers know first-hand how difficult winter driving is. Spring weather is a welcome change in seasons, but brings some unique challenges.Let’s examine some of those challenges to help keep your drivers’ safety focus and awareness st......Read Full Article


This is an open letter to ALL drivers. If you are a professional commercial driver, please share this with family, friends and anyone that will listen!We have all seen the signs of what has become an epidemic in our nation of using a smart phone ......Read Full Article


The Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) system from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now a way of life for all motor carriers and professional drivers. CSA Scores are requested and checked, even thought they are ......Read Full Article


Winter weather conditions require a professional driver to be extra aware of working safely around the unit. There are many areas that require your attention and focus to drive and work safely. As a professional driver, you must be healthy and abl......Read Full Article