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A truck that is mechanically safe and in compliance with FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) regulations is a critical part of any safety program and culture. The FMCSA and State enforcement officers are tasked with making sure com......


It seems like we are beating this drum, over and over. We highlighted in late 2020 that once the pandemic news shifted to the country’s economic recovery, the discussion on the driver shortage would continue to dominate. Well, here we are. ...


This has gone under the radar for a few weeks, but it should be noted: FMCSA has ruled that state driver licensing agencies implement a system for the exclusively electronic exchange of driver history record information through the Commercial Driv......


Driver distraction is defined as the diversion of attention from activities critical for safe driving towards completing an activity and increases your risk of having an accident. ...


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 smart phones......


The lead safety officer for FMCSA, Jack Van Steenburg, wants police to take seatbelt compliance amongst commercially licensed truck drivers more seriously. In a recent Freightwaves article, Mr. Steenburg notes a few statistics that are somewhat ha......


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......


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 defen......


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......


When you read this, it will be a new year –2020. We will not address “resolutions” as we all know how those plans, more often than not, don’t work out. What we do want to talk about is your commitment to be safe. We know being “safe” is a pretty b......