What’s on the Horizon for ELDs?

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A recent survey revealed that 38 percent of small carriers have not begun to use ELDs in their vehicles, and 33 percent do not have ELDs fully integrated into their fleets. With the December 2017 deadline looming, some carriers are still hesitant, with lots of questions and concerns. Maybe the mandate will go away Reasoning: The… Read more »

CVSA’s Brake Safety Day 2017

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If there’s one piece of equipment that anyone driving a truck — or driving alongside a truck — wants to feel sure is in top working order it’s the brakes. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has been conducting annual brake safety events since 1998, as part of its Operation Airbrake program. Now CVSA’s Brake Safety… Read more »

The Trucking Regulations Impact

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Every year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) releases its survey results of the top 10  Critical Issues  In the Trucking Industry. Though specific rules and mandates have always made the list, in 2016 Cumulative Impact of Trucking Regulations appeared for the first time ever. And it debuted at #3. The more than 3,200 motor… Read more »