Posted By: Cliff J. on November 29, 2016 in Trucker Focus
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) lobbied congress and won. The NRMCA was able to get the FMCSA to make a few changes regarding the FAST Act, or Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The FAST Act, passed by Congress October 1, 2015, required the FMCSA to make regulatory changes to their laws that meet the new requirements.
Posted By: Cliff J. on September 12, 2016 in Trucker Focus
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is September 11-17, 2016. This is the one week of the year that is set aside for Americans to say thank you for the hard work and infrastructure the 3.5 million professional men and women working in the trucking industry have created. It is a week to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and dedication for successfully tackling one of our nation’s most demanding and important jobs.
Posted By: Cliff J. on August 3, 2016 in Trucker Focus
The trucking industry has faced many significant changes in a short period of time. We have seen a wave of new regulations introduced, including hours of service and electronic logging devices (ELDs), national registry of certified medical examiners, national drug & alcohol clearinghouse, prohibition of coercion, speed limiters, safety fitness determination, sleep apnea, cell phones, and entry-level driver training—to name a few.

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