DOT

The Importance of the Driver’s DVIR (Daily Vehicle Inspection Report)

The safety of a driver and their vehicle is of utmost importance within the trucking industry, which is why the DVIR, or Daily Vehicle Inspection Report, currently exists. Back in the 1930s, it was created with just a few questions in mind, but today, the report is far more comprehensive, prompting the driver to inspect…

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DOT Randoms

Best Practices of DOT Randoms

Conducting pre-employment drug screening is the first step to ensuring your workplace is safe and drug free.  However, model drug and alcohol testing programs also employ a range of post-hire testing options to maintain a safe drug free work environment.  These options include testing for Post Accident, Reasonable Suspicion and Randomized testing.  Employee awareness of…

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csa-compliance-csm

Understanding CSA Scores and FMCSA Proposed Changes

Do you really know what makes up the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring methodology? If you said no, you’re in good company with some of the trucking industry’s most experienced fleet managers who find the whole business of CSA scoring data baffling. But not knowing how it works can significantly impact your company’s CSA score.…

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Query Changes for Pre-Employment Requirements for Drug and Alcohol Program Violations

The DCL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse has served as a repository for drug and alcohol program violations since January 2020. Now, with three years of drug and alcohol program violation data stored in the Clearinghouse, employers are no longer required to conduct manual inquiries with previous employers of potential driver’s violations. There is one exception.…

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How to Pick the Right Compliance Safety Software

How to Pick the Right Compliance Safety Software

Investing in fleet management software will ultimately help your business. Making the wrong choice, however, can leave you with a fleet management platform that is cumbersome and hinders productivity. Worse yet, an incomplete fleet management solution can cost you big in violations and DOT fines. How do you know, then, what to look for in…

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Denver crash places focus on compliance

Denver crash places focus on compliance

“It was an accident and it’s tragic.” Attorney of arrested truck driver says. We don’t know the cause behind the fiery crash in West Denver recently that killed 4 people. Bystanders thought it was due to a mechanical failure, that the 23-year-old driver lost his brakes and then control of the truck. One thing is…

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How to Survive DOT Audits

How to Survive DOT Audits

If your company is subject to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR), DOT audits are part of life. They are not part of everyday life, thank you universe, but they are within the scope of being the owner/operator of a fleet.

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How Streamlining Your Business Can Save You Time & Money

How Streamlining Your Business Can Save You Time & Money

Save Big by Streamlining Processes Perhaps your business streamlined processes a few years ago but has outgrown current procedures. Maybe your company is in need of more advanced tracking. Or, it could be you are doing your very best to keep up manually. Everyone has a unique situation. Compliance Safety Manager has something in common…

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Craig Safety Technologies Launches on the Geotab Marketplace

Craig Safety Technologies (CST) announced today the launch of their trusted management software solution, Compliance Safety Manager(CSM) on the Geotab Marketplace, a go-to source for top organizations requiring GPS fleet management and vehicle tracking solutions.

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Motor Carriers Can Rest Easier: ELD Violations Won’t Count Against CSA Points Until After Transition Period

Motor Carriers Can Rest Easier: ELD Violations Won’t Count Against CSA Points Until After Transition Period

News of the ELD Mandate, which becomes active across the country on December 18, is abuzz. Earlier this month, officials from the FMCSA announced at the Southern Regional Road Show that any ELD violations found at road stops before April 1 would not count against a carrier’s CSA score. If violations are found, the infraction…

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