drug testing regulations

How do FMCSA Drug Testing Regulations Affect Non-Fleet Trucking Companies

The Effect of Drug Testing Regulations on The Trucking Industry With 72.5% of all freight in the U.S. being moved on highways, in the early 1990s congress decided there was a need for more oversight on drug and alcohol use in the transportation industry. This decision led to congress passing …

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safety training

10 Essential Safety Training Topics for Trucking Safety Programs

Essential Safety Training Topics for Trucking With increased litigation potential, rising insurance costs, and tighter regulations on the trucking industry, safety training is an essential element of running a trucking company of any size. It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to developing your safety …

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negotiating trucking insurance rates

Negotiating Trucking Insurance Rates: 5 Questions to Ask

5 Questions to Ask When Negotiating Trucking Insurance Rates Negotiating trucking insurance rates can seem daunting. Running a growing trucking company is expensive, and those insurance costs make up a sizeable part of those expenses. While you want to be careful about too much shopping around, you also want to …

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5 Safety Management Challenges for Growing Companies

5 Safety Management Challenges for Growing Companies

5 Safety Management Challenges for a Growing Trucking Company Safety management is an important aspect of running a trucking company. Of course, if you are trying to grow a trucking business to compete with corporate companies, you likely find yourself wearing many hats to keep things going. This means keeping …

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Iowa waives hours, weight regulations for fuel haulers.

Iowa waives hours, weight regulations for fuel haulers.

Iowa waives hours, weight regulations for fuel haulers.  The continuing disaster caused by COVID-19 shows little sign of abating. Instead of sitting by and watching the COVID-19 pandemic, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds used emergency powers to limit the impact of petroleum shortages. As part of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster …

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Distracted driving

Distracted driving: What drivers who crash are looking at

Distracted driving Distracted driving has become a significant cause of car accidents and deaths. According to the NHTSA, 3,179 people were killed in traffic accidents involving distracted drivers in 2011 alone. However, information on distracted driving before this year is limited because law enforcement agencies report accident data to NHTSA in …

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