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Safety & Compliance Articles

At the end of last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration suspended enforcement of the “restart rules” that limited a trucker’s work week to 70 hours and required a 34-hour “restart period” extending over two nights.

Those rules, much disliked by truckers and trucking firms for limiting flexibility and cutting into earnings, were an attempt to address the serious problem of driver fatigue   Read More

October 29, 2014

Electronic Logbook Apps

While not extinct yet, one doesn’t have to be Nostradamus to predict paper logbooks are slowly going the way of VHS tapes and eight-track cassettes. The times are certainly changing.    Read More

October 1, 2014

Safety Equipment

A veteran driver recently shared with me a very simple rule that has seen him through everything from engine explosions to tornados to all night traffic jams. When driving, said the 30-year veteran, it’s best to approach each trip with Murphy’s Law in mind – you know, if something can go wrong, it probably will   Read More
North America is the Wild West when it comes to the world’s weather patterns. Weather is always a factor when traveling the roadways – from winter storms that leave thousands stranded on a highway to tornados that wipe out a town in a matter of minutes   Read More

December 1, 2013

Holiday Driving Season

The winter holiday season isn’t far off, which means that you should be even more careful when driving. This is because more cars appear on the roads during the holiday season, when people tend to do last minute shopping,  visiting relatives and family vacations. Not to mention that the winter weather often makes the roads much more dangerous, especially if you are in regions of snow or ice. The following are five safety tips that you should be sure to keep in mind during the holiday driving season this winter season   Read More
When driving in winter weather, it is important to be prepared for any type of emergency. The cold and snowy weather presents conditions that can turn dangerous and deadly if you, the motorist, is not prepared. Assembling a winter safety kit for your car will bring comfort and safety. Here are some items all motorists should have in every vehicle in case of an emergency   Read More
Learn about Electronic Logging Devices, including why they are important and when they are mandatory   Read More