Trucking regulations

Do You Know the DOT Requirements for Vehicles Over 10,000 lbs?

If you drive a large truck which is used for commercial purposes, you are required to be up to date on the DOT requirements for vehiclesover 10,000 lbs. If you drive a vehicle which […]

The 5 Reasons Why Your Truck Can be Placed Out of Service

There is a long list of reasons why your truck could be placed out of order. The vast majority of FMCSA violations can be avoided, but sometimes, even the most responsible drivers and trucking […]

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    Attention Carriers: Upcoming CARB deadlines for the end of 2017 & Start of 2018

Attention Carriers: Upcoming CARB deadlines for the end of 2017 & Start of 2018

It’s that time of year again, time to start getting ready for upcoming CARB (California Air Resources Board) Regulations deadlines. There are three important deadlines for drivers of commercial vehicles to be aware of: […]

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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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    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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    ELD Mandate: The Dates, Exceptions, Regulatory Changes, and Costs Drivers Need To Know

ELD Mandate: The Dates, Exceptions, Regulatory Changes, and Costs Drivers Need To Know

ELDs are THE regulatory topic on everyone’s mind in the transportation industry these days. As per the FMCSA, the objective of the rule is to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and […]

State-by-State APU Regulations

This week, we are reviewing a regulation that has had some recent attention. The Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) regulation was first introduced back in 2005 and gave carriers a 400lb weight exemption for their […]

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    Reminder for Carriers: CARB Refrigerated Unit Requirements for 2017

Reminder for Carriers: CARB Refrigerated Unit Requirements for 2017

Happy New Year and welcome to our first blog post of 2017! A new year always means that truck engines and their TRUs will potentially be subject to becoming California compliant. January is always […]