2018 CVSA Roadcheck to Focus on Hours-of-service Compliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck will run June 5-7, 2018. During the International Roadcheck, inspectors will conduct the North American Standard Level I Inspection, a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of both driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness. This year’s blitz will place a special emphasis on hours-of-service compliance.…

Towing Fees on the Rise for Crashed Trucks

According to Transport Topics, reports of “outrageous overcharging” for non-consensual towing of damaged heavy-duty trucks and trailers removed from crash scenes are on the rise in some states. This area is managed by the state, but some states have no regulations in place at all. Check out the full article here: http://www.ttnews.com/articles/outrageous-overcharging-rise-towing-crashed-trucks-ata-survey-shows

FMCSA Issues Additional ELD Guidance & Temporary Waivers

The FMCSA has issued some proposals and temporary waivers in order to help motor carriers comply with the agency’s electronic logging device (ELD) rule. The following is a list of the FMCSA’s releases and details about how they may impact your operations: A proposal to eliminate the unladen requirement from the personal conveyance rule. Currently,…