TANY Hosts STC for Clearinghouse Webinar

On November 6, 2019, the Trucking Association of New York hosted a webinar about the upcoming Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse mandate featuring P. Sean Garney, VP of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting. During the hour-long presentation, Garney provided the latest...

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Off-site DOT Audits Dramatically Increased in FY 2019

In late 2018, STC advised its readers that FMCSA was planning to expand the use of “off-site” compliance audits to all 50 states during FY 2019. We explained that FMCSA had been using off-sites audits in only 10 states (the CSA pilot states) for several years and,...

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OIG Potpourri – Insights on DOT Inspector General Audits

Two recent notices from the USDOT Inspector General’s office (OIG) caught STC’s attention: An OIG report outlining the “top management challenges” for FMCSA in 2020. The report cited an 11 percent increase in fatalities from 2013 to 2018 as a reason FMCSA should focus...

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Hours of Service Battle Lines Drawn

STC selected a few quotes from HOS comments filed by organizations that typically oppose industry-supported HOS changes – organizations that might decide to challenge FMCSA’s changes in court if the agency finalizes some or all of its proposed HOS changes. Read the quotes and STC’s take on what they mean for HOS changes. read more

Osiecki to Present ABCs of ELDs

STC President Dave Osiecki will be in Las Vegas, NV on October 28, 2019 to answer questions from motor carriers on how to prepare for the December 16, 2019 deadline by which all carriers must complete their transition to Electronic Logging Devices. Osiecki will be...

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