Collision Avoidance Systems Reduce Crashes

A study conducted by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that collision avoidance systems (CASs) can reduce the number of collisions, a claim that’s garnering widespread support from industry stakeholders. The study examined 6,000 CAS activations, culled from over 3 million miles of driving data. These CASs either provided impact alerts (IAs)…

FMCSA Calls the Challenge to the ELD Rule “Meritless”

In a response brief filed last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) dismissed legal challenges filed against the new electronic logging device (ELD) requirements as being meritless. The lawsuit, filed by the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), alleges that the rule fails to adequately address driver harassment issues. The lawsuit also alleges…

Commercial Drone Use – New Regulations

Commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are now being allowed but the rules are pretty stringent. What I thought was interesting: 1. They call the operators – pilots. 2. A pilot must be 16 3. A pilot must have a remote pilot certificate – or be supervised by someone with a remote pilot certificate…

How to Make Sure Your Office is Hurricane Ready

Reading a protection blog, even when well written and with convenient bullet points, gets boring after awhile. Thanks to Quill.com who shared this great graphic with us. We want to bring you protection information in the most fun, colorful and most appropriate way for you to read. Our office is prepared, is yours? Do you…