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Looking Back to See Forward - President Biden's Regulatory Agenda for Trucking

Many in trucking will be interested to learn President Biden's regulatory agenda for trucking. Of course, it won't be the President himself setting this agenda; it will be the new...
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We're Betting This Hours of Service News Flew Under Your Late December Radar

In late December 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed a long-awaited $900 billion COVID relief package that also included $1.4 trillion to fund the federal government through September 2021....
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Seeing the Future!

When STC educates motor carriers around the country, we always include pertinent background information. Understanding where a program comes from helps you anticipate challenges and predict changes. The recently published...
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Newly Revised STC Training Webinar – Independent Contractor Relations – Dos, Don'ts & Best Practices

STC recently updated its comprehensive 1-hour webinar training program focused on how front-line motor carrier employees should interact with independent contractors. This unique training program is designed to provide fleet...
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Did You Know?

Pandemic Causes 21% Decrease of Roadside Inspections in FY 2020

The pandemic caused the total # of roadside CMV inspections to drop by 21% in FY 2020, to 2.7 million (from 3.4 million in FY 2019).
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Seat Belt Driver Violation Cited 3rd Most in FY 2020

"Failing to use seat belt while operating a CMV" was the 3rd most cited driver violation during FY 2020 roadside inspections.
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Eye Opening Stats on the Hoover Dam

There is enough concrete in the Hoover Dam (4.5 million cubic yards) to build a two-lane road from Seattle to Miami or a 4 ft wide sidewalk around the Earth...
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In the News

STC Vice President Joins NPR's Marketplace

STC Vice President P. Sean Garney joined NPR's Marketplace yesterday to discuss ongoing issues in the trucking industry. Garney spoke with Marketplace's Sabri Ben-Achour about the driver shortage and the related factors...
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STC President Featured in FleetOwner Article on 2021 Trucking Expectations

STC President Dave Osiecki was recently featured in FleetOwner Magazine about what should be expected in the Trucking industry in 2021. Among the topics covered, Osiecki discussed how the Drug...
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STC Vice President Featured in FleetOwner Magazine

STC Vice President P. Sean Garney was recently featured in FleetOwner Magazine highlighting his December webinar about the Clearinghouse hosted by Optym. Garney explained the Clearinghouse requirements and recommended some best practices for...
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STC President Takes Part In FreightWaves' Annual Review Podcast

FreightWaves spoke with STC President Dave Osiecki about what the year in review in trucking and what to expect in 2021. In the podcast, Osiecki discusses the capacity squeeze, including the impact...
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