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
It’s been a while since we took a comprehensive look at the various trucking regulations set to affect our industry, so in that spirit we want to update you, our loyal readers, regarding what’s going on in Washington. It’s no secret that the past few years have been a regulatory roller coaster ride for the … Read moreThe Latest Update On Trucking Regulations and the FAST Act
Can you believe it has been over five years since the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) safety-monitoring system was rolled out? You would think everyone would be used to it right now, yet it still it bedevils many a fleet manager. Fortunately, we’re here to dissect it for you. CSA is a complicated structure. It has … Read moreIs There An Easy Fix For Trucking Companies Safety Profiles?
In our last installment of The Importance of Vehicle Inspections, we introduced you to why vehicle inspections are so important. Remember, it’s not just about getting good CSA scores, it really is a matter of safety. Since we have covered the types of inspections and how to inspect certain aspects of the vehicle, it’s time … Read moreThe Importance of Vehicle Inspections – Part II
Back in 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a new truck-safety monitoring effort called the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program. This program was designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the agency’s efforts in addressing motor carrier safety issues. This FMCSA compliance program is intended to improve safety monitoring, carrier evaluation … Read moreWhat Is The Compliance, Safety and Accountability Program?