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BigRoad Webinar: Roadside Inspection Secrets from CVSA 2014

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We are thrilled to be participating in the annual CVSA Conference and Exhibition in Buffalo, New York this week. BigRoad staffers Terry and Willem are on the ground at this very moment meeting with customers and soaking up all the newest info about safety regulations right from enforcement officials. We are most excited to share that information with you through our roadside inspection webinar tomorrow, September 16th at 12:30pm Eastern.

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Live from CVSA: The Lastest Info to Help You Stay Compliant - Directly From Law Enforcement

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The newest FMCSA guidance on electronic logbooks means new interpretations to Hours of Service regulations are running rampant at roadside inspections across the country. Don't get caught without fully compliant logs! BigRoad's Terry Frey will be hosting a live webinar from the annual CVSA Conference and Exhibition in Buffalo, New York. Terry and guest Rick Gobbell from Gobbell transportation will discuss how state enforcement is interpreting the regulations and will provide real-world insights on what's happening at roadside inspections right now. This webinar is a must for anyone who needs to know how to stay compliant and avoid the HOS confusion.

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CVSA Conference 2014 Focuses on Safety, Emerging Technologies

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) annual conference kicks off in Buffalo this coming Sunday, running until Wednesday the 17th. The focus is on safety, with participants expected to discuss how all commercial players—from truckers to shippers and legislators—can make the road a safer place.

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“Rolling Against Hepatitis C” Campaign Takes Aim at Deadly Liver Disease

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A new, nation-wide campaign is designed to raise awareness about the curious relationship between truckers and Hepatitis C. It's hoped the recently launched "Rolling Against Hepatitis C" will help reduce the number of truck drivers struck down by the deadly liver disease.

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Explaining America’s Shortage of Truck Drivers

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Swift Transportation, the United States' largest carrier, recently saw its stock plummet by eighteen percent in a single day. But the problem doesn't appear to be Swift's business -- instead, the company pointed to the trouble it's facing in finding and keeping drivers.

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Drivers Weigh Merits of Rule Designed to Prevent Coercion by Shippers


Who's to blame when a driver is out on the road well beyond his or her hours of service limits? Is it the driver, or should investigators be looking more closely at the people standing behind truckers, like carriers, shippers, and brokers?

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Illinois State Police Crack Down on Potentially Dangerous Truckers

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For several weeks now the Illinois State Police have been keeping a close eye on truckers, focusing most of their attention on the busy Interstate 90/94 corridor, a critical route for commercial traffic. The goal is to reduce traffic fatalities involving truck drivers, though it’s an approach many truck drivers feel is focused in the wrong direction.

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Different State, Different Inspection

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Have you ever been pulled over by a DOT inspector or a state police officer and been given a citation for something you didn't think you deserved a ticket for? Ever looked at that ticket and thought "I do this same thing every day. No other inspector has given me a ticket for it."

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Truckers Respond to CNBC's "Collision Course" Special

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NBC's new four-part "Collision Course" special is making waves both inside and outside the trucking industry. The special, which takes a closer look at trucking regulations, has been condemned by many truckers who feel that CNBC has unfairly targeted their driving practices.

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FMCSA Chief Resigns Amidst Controversy

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America's top trucking safety administrator has resigned from her post after five years, but it's unlikely many truckers will be shedding tears.

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