Accidents Happen!

OK – So this just happened! We are really proud to insure some great drivers and today we would like to highlight the incredible reflexes of our clients – and their employees. (The name of the driver and the client cannot be shared due to privacy concerns.) Basically this piece of plywood flew off another…

NTSB Wants Self-braking Trucks

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) urged government regulators and industry innovators to accelerate the development and adoption of equipment that automatically brakes vehicles, including cars, trains and trucks. That’s according to NTSB’s 2016 “Most Wanted” list, an annual report outlining what the agency sees as keys to improving transportation safety. While the NTSB is…

Carrier Safety Determination Rule – Deadline for comments March 21, 2016

FMCSA Proposed Rule for Carrier Safety Determination OVERVIEW On Jan. 21, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FCMSA) issued a proposed rule to restructure its motor carrier safety fitness determination (SFD) system. The SFD is used to determine whether motor carriers can safely operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). Unfit carriers are not allowed to…