If you examine Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) numbers, you’ll see that the average commercial motor vehicle (CMV) accident resulting in property damaged came in around $18,000. If there was an injury involved? Expect that number to jump to $331,000. Also bear in mind that neither of these numbers take into account potential loss … Read moreYour Guide To Creating A Proper Collision Procedures Plan
What’s the FA-4 engine oil type? Let’s go through a little history lesson before we talk about how the new FA-4 spec engine oil is faring during use on the market. History of a New Oil Spec For many years, oil companies had been doing extensive testing of what are called FA-4 and CK-4 engine … Read moreIs The FA-4 Oil Type Promise Coming True for commercial motor vehicle ?
You’ve heard plenty about the truck driver shortage. And yes, it is still ongoing. This means that there are jobs out there for anyone looking for a fun, sable and potentially lucrative career in trucking. But do you know what to look for? As a professional truck driver, you would be the face of your … Read moreWhat Are Trucking Industry Employers Looking For?
Welcome to Part III in our series An Overview of Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Control Systems. We’re glad you could make it for this final installment in the series. We’ve covered a lot of ground so far, from engine controls to steering and braking systems. In Part II of our series we opened the door … Read moreAn Overview Of Commercial Motor Vehicle Control Systems – Part III
Last year we took an initial look at what it takes to get your commercial driver’s license (CDL). In this installment we are going to dig a little deeper into certain aspects of the process. There’s a lot to know, so we want to help make sure you are well prepared. Let’s dive right in. The … Read moreA Primer on the Commercial Driver’s License – Part II
Here at QuickTSI, we want to take a long term look at the basics of the trucking industry, how it is regulated, what sort of qualifications you must meet, and the various terms that you must understand if you want to get into the industry. This is going to be a long term project and … Read moreWelcome To The Trucking Industry
Most commercial motor vehicle drivers rely heavily on their cell phones for communication with family, dispatchers and everyone else. Most drivers know that talking on the phone while driving is illegal unless you have a hands-free device. It’s also important to note that CMV drivers are prohibited from texting while they are behind the wheel. … Read moreTexting and Mobile Phone Restrictions for Commercial Vehicle Drivers