Do you need an ELD?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) clarified which vehicles are mandated to have ELDs. According to the clarification sent out in July, if the model year of the vehicle engine is 2000 or newer, you are required to have an ELD. For example, if you have a 1999 truck with a 2005 engine, you…

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Speed Limiter Rule

Last August the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a rule that would require heavy-duty vehicles to have speed limiters installed. However, the most recent Agency Rule List from the White Houses' Office of Management and Budget does not include the Speed Limiter Rule. This is…

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Tornado Preparation

Although Kent Island received heavy damages during the tornado on July 24, 2017 – only one person was injured and not severely. We can be thankful that no lives were lost during this extreme event. It is a good time to remind and teach out children about protecting themselves during a tornado watch and warning.…

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Have a Responsible Summer

Photo by Lance Armstrong on Unsplash This Aug. 18 to Sept. 4, law enforcement will be stepping up their “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. This means police officers will be focused on spotting impaired drivers and pulling them over. There were nearly 10,000 people killed in alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes in 2014, according…

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New Form I-9 Released Use in September

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued an updated version of Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). Under federal law, every employer that recruits, refers for a fee or hires an individual for employment in the United States must complete a Form…

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