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Trucking regs to look for in 2021
New leadership in Washington ushers in a more regulation-friendly landscape, potentially bringing trucking laws new and old back to the fore. Details on CCJ.
January 13, 2021
Program aiming to cut emissions could drive fuel costs
Estimates of between 9 and more than 50 cents per gallon could be felt at the pump should diesel fuel wholesalers pass the added costs onto customers.
December 22, 2020
Early ELD analysis shows uptick in certain HOS violations since new regs, dip in 30-min. break flags
A before-and-after analysis of driver logbook data by EROAD shows the preliminary impacts of the FMCSA revised hours-of-service rule. See CCJ for details.
November 18, 2020
Channeling safety: Fleets change data strategies to reduce risk
How have events in 2020 acted as a catalyst for fleets to revisit their data strategies for driver safety and FMCSA compliance? Read CCJ to find out.
November 16, 2020
Ford unveils 2022 E-Transit with 40% reduction in total cost of ownership
Ford continues to embrace California’s zero-emissions policies and the Paris Agreement with its reveal of the 2022 E-Transit van. Details here on CCJ.
November 13, 2020
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PSP reports and their value to fleets
Pulling PSP reports is an affordable way to go above and beyond what is required for safety, and while it may seem like enough of a challenge to simply keep up with the minimum requirements for compliance, I try my best to go the extra mile when possible to keep our safety record in good condition.
November 9, 2020
To help smooth inspections, Omnitracs and EROAD help update guidelines on ELDs records transfers
The companies' efforts have resulted in an updated CVSA’s Inspection Bulletin on U.S. Electronic Logging Devices. Find out more information here on CCJ.
October 28, 2020
Drivers on many days might be able to skip 30-minute break under new HOS regs
Under the new FMCSA hours of service regulations, the mandatory 30-minute break can be taken during any status that isn't on-duty driving. Details on CCJ.
September 28, 2020
Starting next week, drivers will be able to pause their 14-hour clock under new HOS regs — here’s how
The updated hours of service rule will offer drivers the option to pause their 14-hour on-duty clocks for periods of several hours per shift. Details on CCJ.
September 21, 2020
Commentary: Tips for preparing drivers for roadside inspections
One of the most important things you can do to ensure a smooth interaction during a roadside inspection is to have a good preventive maintenance program.
September 18, 2020
New hours of service rule takes effect in just two weeks — Here’s a primer on what’s changing
Get an overview of what's changing with the new hours of service rule taking effect on Sept. 29, 2020. Details on CCJ.
September 15, 2020
Bill Gates nixes electric long-haul, supports alt fuel
In a recent blog post, Bill Gates explained the impracticality of electric vehicles for long-haul trucking and the need for bio-fuels instead. Details on CCJ.
September 10, 2020
Getting blitzed: Lighting violations continue to place trucks out of service
Pre-trip inspections can help identify issues with lights on the trucks in your fleet. To keep your trucks on the road, follow these five steps on CCJ.
September 3, 2020
Getting blitzed: Cargo securement violations can turn deadly
The top five violations for the annual CVSA blitz are failure to prevent shifting/loss of load; failure to secure truck equipment; damaged tie downs; insufficient number of tie downs; and loose tie downs.
September 2, 2020
Getting blitzed: Accounting for more than 80% of OOS violations last year, driver requirements the target of this year’s Roadcheck
Education and preparation are what truck drivers should focus on most this year to avoid OOS violations as the CVSA plans to crack down on driver requirements.
August 31, 2020
At roadside, inspectors are asking more drivers, fleets to transfer e-log data remotely
An FMCSA official advises fleets to make sure drivers know how to do a data transfer so that inspections go smoothly. See the details in CCJ.
August 28, 2020
With expanded authority, FMCSA ramps up offsite compliance reviews of motor carriers
As part of the COVID-19 emergency declaration, the FMCSA in increasing the number of offsite compliance reviews of motor carriers’ records and safety practices.
August 25, 2020
Critics charge CARB’s latest emissions regs as ‘cost-prohibitive, infeasible, unenforceable and illegal’
Many industry critics believe CARB's proposed Low NOx Heavy-Duty Omnibus Regulations are too costly, illegal, and lack scientific backing. Learn more on CCJ.
August 24, 2020
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XPO embraces VR as 'the way of training of the future'
In LTL, VR is used to train XPO cross-dock workers on the optimal method of loading freight for delivery.
Removing busywork pays dividends in fleet safety
Daimler, Cummins partnership puts writing on the wall for DD5, DD8 engines
With COVID vaccine ‘peak season’ nigh, can trucking keep up with looming load demand?
Goodyear and ConMet to Offer Fleets the Commercial Tire Industry's First
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Take Control of Toll: How Violations Work and How to Minimize Fleet Impact
With the rapid adoption of cashless tolling across the country and the associated benefit in transponder deployment for operations and the company’s bottom line, it is now more important than ever for fleets to develop an informed toll management strategy