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Safety & Compliance
ELDs and highway safety: Crashes, injuries and fatalities rise post-mandate
Despite FMCSA's estimations that the ELD mandate would reduce injuries and fatalities in truck-involved crashes, crash numbers in the four years post-mandate tell a different story. Are ELDs the cause of the problem, or just one factor?
October 20, 2022
Electronic IDs for trucks: 'Big brother' or a step forward?
With the FMCSA asking about mandating electronic IDs in trucks, we looked at what the proposal really means, and if operators' and commenters' fears about an invasion of privacy are justified.
October 6, 2022
Drivewyze integrates Safety Cloud hazard data
Also: Convoy offers new capabilities, and Trucker Path partners to offer insurance for truckers.
September 27, 2022
FMCSA considering electronic IDs on trucks to improve roadside inspections
FMCSA is considering a regulatory change that would require trucks be equipped with electronic identification technology capable of wirelessly communicating with federal or state motor carrier safety enforcement personnel.
September 23, 2022
Hutcheson confirmed to lead FMCSA, becomes the agency's first full-time admin since 2019
Robin Hutcheson was named Deputy Administrator in January and immediately became Acting Administrator on the heels of then-Acting Admin Meera Joshi's resignation.
September 22, 2022
FMCSA fields request to report hair drug testing results to Clearinghouse
Federal law currently requires truck drivers to be tested via urine sample.
August 25, 2022
Truck inspection numbers approach pre-COVID levels
A small number of states in 2021 show inspection levels at or above 2019, as a new emphasis in some on Level 3 driver inspections following traffic stops pushes moving violations to new heights. Download the 2022 CSA's Data Trail update for more.
July 26, 2022
Multi-million dollar truck parking bill advances to House
American Transportation Research Institute research shows drivers spend 56 minutes per day looking for parking.
July 20, 2022
6 ways to ensure your fleet is always ready for a roadside inspection
There were 29,755 federal and 1,297,675 state roadside inspections of trucks last calendar year.
July 19, 2022
'Common violations': Preparing for Brake Safety Week's focus on brake hose chafing
Experts advise how to inspect and correct brake hose chafing issues ahead of CVSA's Brake Safety Week next month.
July 11, 2022
Would-be FMCSA boss takes aim at trucking safety in first Senate committee hearing
Senate committee presses pending FMCSA Admin Robin Hutcheson on safety, hair testing and attracting drivers to the industry, among other topics.
June 8, 2022
CVSA announces dates for Brake Safety Week with emphasis on chafing
Inspectors last year recorded 4,021 brake hose chafing violations in the U.S. alone.
June 7, 2022
FMCSA shuts down Texas fleet attempting to avoid previous shut down order
FMCSA alleges that JPL Logistics used common ownership, common management, common control, and/or common familial relationship to enable Jaypur Logistics and its principal to avoid Jaypur Logistics’ Imminent Hazard Order issued in May.
June 1, 2022
FMCSA issues HOS waiver to speed baby formula production ramp
Baby formula was already included in the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, but now ingredients for production, such as corn syrup, casein, hydrolyzed protein and whey, are covered.
May 24, 2022
Traffic deaths reach 16-year high, NHTSA estimates
NHTSA estimates that 5,601 people died last year in accidents that involved a large truck.
May 17, 2022
TikTok could be a useful recruitment tool for trucking companies
The popular video app features content across a wide spectrum of interests, even trucking, and it could be a great tool for educating people about driving and interacting safely with tractor trailers on the road and the trucking lifestyle.
May 10, 2022
Industry sounds off on speed limiter, voices concern over potential spike in road rage
Trucking stakeholders express concern over speed limiters' potential to decrease highway safety.
May 9, 2022
FMCSA speed limiter proposal leans on trucks' ECU
The ECU manages everything from the mixture of air and fuel to idle speeds and valve control and timing, and it soon could be a key piece of regulatory compliance.
May 6, 2022
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Rail strike would 'immediately disrupt' fuel, DEF supply
A prolonged railroad shutdown will disrupt the availability of ethanol, an essential component of gasoline and diesel exhaust fluid.
Watch: The current state of the diesel technician workforce
CCJ's 2022 Innovator of the Year: JLE Industries gives drivers autonomy
Rail strike back on the table, this time for December
SmartDrive Protect: A virtual ride-along to protect your fleet
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