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How Drivers Can Prepare for their DOT Medical Exam

In the trucking industry, all DOT medical examinations must be performed by a medical professional listed in the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (CME).  Any commercial driver with an expired medical certificate must […]

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    What Drivers Need to Know About HOS Regulations Ahead of the Upcoming ELD Mandate

What Drivers Need to Know About HOS Regulations Ahead of the Upcoming ELD Mandate

Hours of Service Regulations have been around in some form since 1938. Presently, they have not changed since 2015 with the suspension of the new requirements around the 34-hour restart. We are now less […]

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    Attention Carriers: Brake Safety Day is happening Next Week. Get the details you need to know for Sept 7

Attention Carriers: Brake Safety Day is happening Next Week. Get the details you need to know for Sept 7

On September 7, 2017, CMV inspectors will be out across North America conducting brake system inspections as part of the CVSA’s Operation Air Brake Safety Day. It is a partnership with the FMCSA and […]

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    ELD Mandate: Updates, Violation Information and Device Introduction Pricing & Reviews Drivers Need to Know

ELD Mandate: Updates, Violation Information and Device Introduction Pricing & Reviews Drivers Need to Know

We are back with another update on the ELD regulation; this topic is once again creating a lot of chatter in the industry with the recent news of a Bill to Senate that was […]

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    How Long Do CSA Points Stay on Your Record Once You Get Them?

How Long Do CSA Points Stay on Your Record Once You Get Them?

CSA points – a hot topic in the industry. Many transportation stakeholders have offered up criticism, saying that the lack of data undermines the program, and does not establish a link between a carrier’s […]

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    Step By Step Guide to Filling out Your Motor Carrier Authority Update (MCS-150)

Step By Step Guide to Filling out Your Motor Carrier Authority Update (MCS-150)

Updating records is commonplace in the transportation industry. Whether it is related to regulations, insurance, banking, or business operations, most records require updating at least every 1-2 years. Organizing these updates into a calendar […]

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    4 Things Carriers Need to Monitor When Transporting Refrigerated Truck Loads in the Summer Months

4 Things Carriers Need to Monitor When Transporting Refrigerated Truck Loads in the Summer Months

Summer is just around the corner, and the National Weather Service reports 113F as yesterday’s highest temperature (in Death Valley, CA). The summer months bring a heightened need to be vigilant when it comes […]

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    Attention Carriers! Next week is Roadcheck 2017! Get the Details You Need to Know for June 6-8th

Attention Carriers! Next week is Roadcheck 2017! Get the Details You Need to Know for June 6-8th

The blitz will be on next week! Now in its 30th year, Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial vehicles in the world. Approximately 17 trucks are inspected every minute throughout North America […]

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    Obtaining Your Canadian Authority – 6 Steps to Getting Across the Border

Obtaining Your Canadian Authority – 6 Steps to Getting Across the Border

As a US trucking company, obtaining your Canadian authority will increase your load opportunities, by giving you access to new markets, more freight, new lanes, and a variety of loads. It’s no doubt that […]

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    Empty Weight Tickets – 3 Ways They Help Increase Your Profitability

Empty Weight Tickets – 3 Ways They Help Increase Your Profitability

Whether you are new to the industry or have been working in refrigerated transportation for a while, you probably have had a broker requesting an empty weight scale ticket from you. There are many […]