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States Need to Ensure Accurate Commercial Driver Information

States Need to Ensure Accurate Commercial Driver Information

It is important that any information that is held by governing bodies is correct and accurately recorded because some information can effect a person’s ability to work in certain fields. This is why the FMCSA is asking for states to provide the State Commercial Driver’s License Program Plan to ensure accuracy and find areas for improvement is records of commercial drivers.

How the FMCSA Driver Volunteer Program Will Impact Your Business

How the FMCSA Driver Volunteer Program Will Impact Your Business

It is important to understand the impact that driving programs can have on the driver and the business when changes come into force from the government. Your ability to drive and the information you need to provide often change. This can impact the driver’s ability to earn money, but there is a safety factor that must take high priority before any changes are implemented.

Cellphone Restriction Implementation

Cellphone Restriction Implementation

Using a phone while driving is dangerous. There are many studies that prove you are more likely to have an accident while using a mobile phone to call another person or to send a text message. The FMCSA has taken steps to introduce new laws governing the use of mobile phones in commercial vehicles. If these regulations aren’t followed, then the driver and the company face fines that are high and the possibility of the driver losing his license for a period of time.

Advancement In Truck Technology

Advancement In Truck Technology

One of the main aims of current technology in relation to the motor industry is to remove the drivers. This will eliminate human error from the equation and will likely make driving a safer experience. These innovations are beginning with cars, but could soon be used in the trucking industry, reducing the need for drivers.

New Rules For Short-haul Drivers

New Rules For Short-haul Drivers

Understanding the rules for your drivers and giving that information direct to your fleet drivers is vital in the moving business. Making sure that all your drivers know the regulations they need to adhere to on the roads is important if you are looking after the safety of your team of employees.

The Downfall of America's Bridges (Part II of II)

The Downfall of America’s Bridges (Part II of II)

In our last post we noted how the daily wear and tear of America’s leading bridges are in turn becoming high-risk threats for collapse. In this post, we will continue to discuss briefly some failed attempts at increasing the gas/diesel taxes to help pay for the safety and restoration of these bridges, as well as our roads. Additionally we look a little deeper into what present measures are being taken by both the road departments, and even our nation’s tractor-trailer drivers.

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