STC Vice President Updates ATA on New Hours of Service Rules

On June 16, 2020, P. Sean Garney, VP of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting joined Kevin Breedlove, Division Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Major Jeff Bickerstaff as panelists on a webinar hosted by the Arkansas Trucking...

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The ABCs of FMCSA’s Quarterly ‘Report Card’

Much like we all experienced in elementary and high school, every quarter, FMCSA updates and posts on its website a document called the “Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report” (Progress Report, for short). This Progress Report is essentially a self-generated ‘report...

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6.04 million truck drivers

6.04 million truck drivers (inter-and intrastate) are subject to hours of service rules in the U.S. (see page 21 of the RIA)

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51% of truck drivers are exempt

51% of truck drivers are exempt from ELD use because they operate soley within a 100 air-mile radius. That’s 3.1 million truck drivers who don’t have to keep logs (see page 21 of the RIA).

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The U.S. DOT’s Office of Inspector General

The U.S. DOT’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducts investigations of potentially criminal behavior by transportation company operators and personnel. As of May 15, 2020, USDOT’s OIG has 65 active criminal investigations of motor carriers, including crimes such...

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Suggestions are welcome!

Suggestions are welcome! Do you have ideas on topics you’d like to see us cover in this newsletter? If so, feel free to share them with us at sgarney@scopelitisconsulting.com.

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