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Denied: OOIDA ELD Mandate Case Rehearing

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Wed, Jan 18, 2017

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request to have their case against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been denied.

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Are You Regulated?

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Mon, Jan 16, 2017

Regulations can get pretty confusing. It’s hard to know what applies to you. This is especially true for passenger-carrying drivers and fleets. The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has stepped in to provide some help!

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FMCSA Publishes Final Ruling on Drug Testing Database

Posted by Megan Saunders

    Fri, Dec 02, 2016

The final clearinghouse rule that will establish a DOT database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug test has just been published by the FMCSA in the Federal Register. The ruling goes into effect on January 4, 2017, with a compliance date of January 2020. 

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Rule Changes to Help Veterans

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Fri, Oct 14, 2016

 Earlier this week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule changing commercial driver’s license (CDL) regulations to make it easier for military service members to obtain jobs in the trucking industry.

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CSA Rankings - How Do They Decide Where You Rank?

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Fri, Jul 08, 2016

We all know about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's safety compliance and enforcement program (CSA). But...do you know what's involved in the ranking process? A lot of people don't! We've broken it down for you so you can keep an eye on your score and achieve your CSA goals. 

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Webinar: Tackling Hours of Service Recap

Posted by Matt Tonkin

    Mon, May 16, 2016

Hours of service (HOS) regulations are changing. We've seen a number of new regulations within the last year, most notably the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. These changes are going to have a huge impact on your daily operations. Are you prepared to stay compliant? We recently held a webinar on Tackling HOS with BigRoad to walk you through everything you need to know to ensure you're compliant. Watch the webinar below to learn more:

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Changes to FMCSA ELD Manufacturer Self-Certification Process

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, May 12, 2016

In an article published yesterday by Overdrive, Todd Dills reported that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be “standing up vetting process for ELD certification” after much public scrutiny over the self-certification process. What exactly does this mean and how is it going to impact drivers and fleets?

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Tire Tips to Keep You Rollin'

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Mon, May 02, 2016

Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds a 3-day safety blitz known as the International Roadcheck program. International Roadcheck will be taking place from
June 7-9, 2016. It is expected that over 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors will perform upwards of 65,000 roadside inspections. A special emphasis is placed on a different violation category every year. This year - they’re focusing on tire safety including tire pressure, tread, and condition.

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ELD Mandate Exemptions

Posted by Alicia Bedard

    Thu, Apr 28, 2016

The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate applies to the majority of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS). The Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) estimates the mandate will impact over 3 million trucks and 3.5 million drivers. 

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