Trying to figure out how to get the most out of your fleet? The fact is you can minimize your total cost of ownership without impacting safety, performance or appearance. From permits to licensing and truck driver education, managing a fleet of trucks is no easy job. Routine maintenance can be hard enough, let alone … Read moreFleet Management – How To Master Total Cost Of Ownership Through Accessories
We can’t escape it. We now live in an environment of slick governmental regulations, market pressures, and industry changes. And while many of us lament this “new normal,” might we be looking at it all wrong? Could we make these changes work for us, rather than us working against them? The fact is this: Operating … Read moreHow Can Truckers Make CSA Work For Them?
Congress met on April 29th to discuss issues affecting truck drivers and the trucking industry. The title of the hearing was The Future of Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety: Technology, Safety Initiatives, and the Role of Federal Regulation. The congressional hearing covered everything from hours of service to CSA scores to entry-level driver training. Owner-Operator Independent … Read moreTrucking Update from Washington
We’ve promised continued reporting on new rules and regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is to release this year. Last week we reported on the speed limiter mandate. This week we pivot to the safety determination rule which is tentatively scheduled for June publication. While a speed limiter mandate is a bit … Read moreWhat is the Safety Fitness Determination Rule?