Hot Topics

Trucking Issues Quickly Hit DOT Secretary Buttigieg's Radar

The following six trucking policy issues are already on DOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg's radar: A speed limiter mandate A side underride guard mandate, and stronger rear underride guard standards Continued...
Read More

How Can We Get Better Fleet Safety Outcomes?!

Executives at U.S. trucking companies likely ask this question to themselves and their teams on a very regular basis. While there is no cookie-cutter answer and no proverbial silver bullet,...
Read More

No Carbon Copy

With every new presidential administration comes new priorities. For President Biden's administration, one theme stands out: climate change. One early action in this arena could impact the trucking industry. Namely,...
Read More

To Paper or Not to Paper

Every year around this time, STC eagerly waits for the latest version of the Out-of-Service (OOS) criteria, published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. It's a document that outlines all...
Read More

Did You Know?

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...
Read More

Only 25% of Submitted Crashes Deemed Ineligible by FMCSA

Thus far, only 25% of crashes submitted to FMCSA's Crash Preventability Determination program have been deemed to be ineligible crash types.
Read More

Rear and Inside at the Rear Strikes Account for Almost Half of all Crashes

Struck in the rear and struck at the side at the rear accounted for almost half (45%) of all crashes submitted to the Crash Preventability Determination program.
Read More

STC Has (Virtually) Been All Over The Road This Year

STC has been on the road during COVID (virtually of course). Check out who we’ve been talking to.
Read More

In the News

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...
Read More

STC President Joins FreightWaves to Discuss Document Retention in Face of Cyber Attacks

STC President Dave Osiecki recently joined FreightWaves to discuss the issue of document retention in light of recent cyber attacks on UPS and Norfolk Southern. Osiecki commented that carriers still...
Read More

STC President Joins Transport Topics to Discuss FY 2020 Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Results

STC President Dave Osiecki recently spoke to Transport Topics to about the final 2020 Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse results and what they mean. Osiecki commented that the low rate of drivers completing their...
Read More