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COMING SOON: CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

COMING SOON: CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

On-Line database will make it difficult to conceal violations… Employers, FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies, and State law enforcement will soon be able to access an online database to identify drivers who are illegally operating commercial motor vehicles due to drug and alcohol program violations. Beginning this fall, users can create an account and on…

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Roadside Inspection Blitz June 4-June 6th, 2019

Roadside Inspection Blitz June 4-June 6th, 2019

Over a 72 hour period between June 4th and June 6th, The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will conduct a high visibility inspection and enforcement blitz on commercial motor vehicles and drivers throughout North America. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year the focus is on…

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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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Delay in 2018 Carriers Registrations Gives Carriers More Time To Prepare

Delay in 2018 Carriers Registrations Gives Carriers More Time To Prepare

If you are in the trucking business, you most likely have heard of the delay in carrier registrations caused by the FMCSA’s failure to set up a new fee schedule for the 2018 Fiscal Year. Questions such as how to obtain permits and register are likely on your mind.  Here is what you need to…

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6 states combine for anti-speeding effort this weekend

6 states combine for anti-speeding effort this weekend

If you’re going to or driving through these states this weekend, make sure to remove the lead from your right foot: Arkansas Kansas Missouri Iowa Nebraska Oklahoma Cops in these states are part of, “Obey the sign or pay the fine,” a concerted effort aimed at speed limit violators from Friday, July 21, to Sunday,…

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Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench collapse fatalities doubled

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Ohio worker’s death highlights grim 2016 national stat: trench collapse fatalities have more than doubled OSHA cites 33-year-old man’s employer for willful, serious safety violations [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio – OSHA cited an Ohio company after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June 2016 as he was digging soil out of…

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OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2016

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image media=”54775″ media_width_percent=”100″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image media=”54774″ media_width_percent=”100″ alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]OSHA recently announced its top ten most frequently cited safety violations for workplace safety with its top category including almost 7,000 violations. Do you know how to avoid these common pitfalls when it comes to your employees’ health and safety? We share ten tips to…

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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®: November 6- 13, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Here is a reminder from the National Sleep Foundation that “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®”, November 6th through 13th is coming up. It is a great time to remind drivers about signs and what to do when they are driving. Help them recognize signs they are drowsy and give clear instruction for what they need…

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