Risk Management

All You Need to Know about Trucking Weigh Stations

As a professional truck driver, navigating weigh stations is an integral part of your journey. These checkpoints, monitored by various transportation authorities like the Department of Transportation or Department of Motor Vehicles, serve a crucial purpose in safeguarding America’s roads and infrastructure from the potential damage caused by overweight trucks, such as excessive strain on…

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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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It Starts With A Plan

It Starts With A Plan

The first order of any business with a DOT number, should be improvement. Particularly in understanding what deficiencies, processes, or controls are missing from day-to-day operations. This requires a plan. Especially since regulatory enforcement activities are on the rise this year. We talk to people every day who are operating by the seat of their…

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CSA Scores aren’t affected if crash wasn’t your fault!

CSA Scores aren’t affected if crash wasn’t your fault!

Beginning in August of 2019, the FMCSA will make permanent the program that allows crashes in which the driver was “not at fault” to be listed as “not preventable” in CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) program scores. For the past two years, the Crash Preventability Demonstration Program has allowed FMCSA to gather data to examine the…

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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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Is Your Workplace Safe?

On January 18, 2018, Brenda Craig, President, and Founder of Craig Safety Technologies presented a webinar on Safety and Risk Reduction. You can watch the recorded version anytime on our website www.compliancesafetymanager.com

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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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Is Your Drug Testing Program Up-to-Date?

Is Your Drug Testing Program Up-to-Date?

Last year the DOT lowered the percent of drivers in the consortium that must be tested for controlled substances from 50% to 25%. Testing for alcohol was left at 10%. This was based on findings that the positive drug tests were down over the last few years.  This is great news for transportation and is…

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

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 to…

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Preventing driver injuries in Fall and Winter

Slip/Trip and Fall injuries are the most common type of injury for drivers. Most of them occur during the winter months. Each year, thousands of professional drivers are seriously injured due to not paying attention in winter conditions. Working in the ice and snow requires your full attention and awareness.

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