Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The final rule for the clearinghouse was published on December 2016. In the fall of 2019 carrier and driver registrations began along with the ability to purchase query plans. On January 6, 2020 the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will became fully operation. The FMCSA provided 1 year to allow carriers and drivers to become […]

Why is Safety so Hard?

Why is safety so hard to achieve? You create polices and rules that are meant to mitigate risky behavior, so your company should be on point right? Wrong! The attached document are the key points from *Marc Green PHD on how human behavior attributes to unsafe behavior no matter how well a safety program is […]

Sept. 9-11 CVSA International Roadcheck is your company prepared?

There are six primary levels of DOT inspections that may be conducted during the CVSA Roadcheck blitz. The following list of the different levels includes an explanation of the methods used in assessing the vehicle and its driver. I – North American Standard Inspection: At this level of inspection, the inspector will be meticulous in […]

HOS Service Changes

On Aug. 22, 2019, FMCSA published a Proposed Rule making concerning drivers’ HOS. The proposal contains certain amendments to provide greater flexibility for drivers. What is Changing? 1. Short-haul Exception Expands the short-haul exception to 150 air-miles and allows a 14-hour work shift to take place as part of the exception. 2. Adverse Driving Conditions […]