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FMCSA Extends COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

FMCSA Extends HOS Rule Exemption with New Reporting Requirements The FMCSA has extended COVID-19 Emergency Declarations through November 30, 2021. The extension comes with additional requirements not seen previously. Who does the FMCSA COVID-19 extension apply to?...

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NTCI eNews August 2021

Texas Litigation Law Before we get into a recent law passed in Texas, we should revisit a crash that occurred in Texas in 2014 that resulted in an $89.7 million verdict against Werner. The crash happened during a freezing rain and the roads were slippery. The...

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Brake Safety Week 2021

Is your fleet ready for Brake Safety Week? The annual CVSA Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Sunday, August 22nd through Saturday, August 28th, 2021. In this post we'll explain why Brake Safety matters, how it might affect your fleet and ways you can prepare in...

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NTCI eNews July 2021

Highway Deaths Increase The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released preliminary crash fatality data for 2020. They estimate that 38,680 people died in crashes, an increase of 7.2% over 2019. However, the vehicle miles traveled during 2020...

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CSA BASICs – Hazmat Training

Hazmat Training FAQs If you operate a company that transports hazardous materials, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) may be a site that you frequent. As you monitor your CSA scores and ensure you are fully compliant, you may have questions about...

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Compliance and Regulatory Update: May, 2018

Final Rule on Electronic Documents | Medical Certification Changes Delayed | Road Check 2018 FMCSA has issued a Final Rule which codifies previous regulatory guidance regarding electronic documents and signatures.Having trouble viewing this email? Click here...

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Compliance and Regulatory Update: April, 2018

ELD Supporting Docs and Compliance Reviews | Driver Physical Retention and Changes | Hair Testing for Drugs Discussed The ELD regulations are now being fully enforced. We review supporting document requirements and compliance review procedures. Having trouble viewing...

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Compliance and Regulatory Update: March, 2018

  FMCSA has issued guidance to help carriers through the process of submitting a DataQ request to have a crash classified as non-preventable.   Having trouble viewing this email? Click here   Compliance and Regulatory Update: March, 2018 FMCSA Issues...

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Compliance and Regulatory Update: February, 2018

  As the industry and roadside inspectors adapt to the ELD mandate, it's appropriate to discuss some compliance scenarios.   Having trouble viewing this email? Click here   Compliance and Regulatory Update: February, 2018 ELD Waiver Granted Affects...

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