Posted By: Cliff J. on April 25, 2016 in Trucker Focus
Most of us who have been in the motor carrier industry for a few years are familiar with the annual 72-hour International Roadcheck. For 2016, this 72-hour targeted enforcement and inspection event is scheduled to occur June 7 to 9. Roadside inspection and enforcement officers conduct an extraordinary number of commercial motor vehicle and truck driver inspections during this period.
Posted By: Cliff J. on February 25, 2016 in Trucker Focus
The old way of keeping paper records for your logs will soon be a thing of the past. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced their final ruling requiring the adoption and use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) by all drivers who are currently required to complete paper logs. As most of us know, in July 2012, Congress passed a law that required the FMCSA to mandate the use of ELDs. That has now been passed, and by December 2017, all drivers currently required to complete paper logs will need to be compliant.
Posted By: Cliff J. on January 8, 2016 in Trucker Focus
As our nations professional truck drivers are well aware, driving a tractor-trailer demands attention in any weather condition, but the challenge for our drivers is increased during the winter months. Knowing the right skills and techniques and being prepared for driving in poor conditions can be the difference between arriving at your destination safely or meeting misfortune on the road.

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