FMCSA Delays Electronic Medical Certification Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently delayed the compliance dates for part of its medical examiner’s certification integration rule until June 22, 2021. The rule will allow for the electronic transfer of medical examiners’ certificates between the FMCSA, state licensing agencies and the commercial driver’s license information system in an effort to streamline the driver…

Cargo Theft

Cargo theft affects businesses across the globe and is recently becoming more of a major threat. Beyond the direct cost of the stolen goods, missing cargo can have far-reaching supply chain implications. Criminals are out to make a fast buck, so any products could be targeted. According to Freight Watch International, in the United States,…

Self-driving Technology Still Has to Drive Past New Hurdles

Self-driving trucks can offer a number of benefits to motor carriers, such as increasing capacity, improving safety and attracting younger drivers. But, even as companies like Ford, Tesla, Google and Uber continue to advance autonomous technology, these vehicles will have to overcome a number of roadblocks before they’re ready for widespread use: Public perception—Advanced sensors…