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No April Fools Joke Here… FMCSA Enforcement Numbers Dropping Like a Rock

On April 1, 2021, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration posted its latest "Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report," which provides a host of enforcement-related data for FYs 2019 and 2020....
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Analyze the Data to Avoid the Preventable

The trucking industry has been fighting for a crash preventability determination program since the inception of CSA, and for good reason. With their business partners' continued use of CSA to...
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Don't Go To Sleep on This Issue

The federal government has been flirting with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) for over 20 years now. In 2000, FMCSA published its first medical advisory criteria declaring untreated OSA a respiratory...
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STC’s Newest Webinar – Proven Strategies to Increase Fleet Safety

        STC is pleased to host truck safety research Matthew Camden, of Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, for our newest webinar – Proven Strategies to Increase Fleet Safety –...
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Did You Know?

Updated Med Card/DLA Deadline Delayed Until June 22, 2025

As predicted, FMCSA has proposed to extend the deadline by which drivers will no longer need to provide the driver’s license agency with a copy of the medical examiner’s certification...
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Upcoming CVSA Roadcheck to Focus on Truck and Trailer Lights

During CVSA's upcoming International Roadcheck event (May 4-6, 2021), roadside inspectors will be focused on truck and trailer lights. Prepare your drivers!
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Interstate Highway System Part of U.S.' Atomic Bomb Plan'

The Interstate Highway System was part of the U.S.' atomic bomb plan'. A major concern during the Eisenhower presidency in the 1950s was what the country would do in the...
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STC Recently Launched a New Client Service, Remote Desktop Audits.

STC recently launched a new client service, Remote Desktop Audits. This streamlined mock DOT audit will save costs since it's an off-site review using smaller sample sizes, consistent with FMCSA...
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In the News

STC President Speaks with FreightWaves about the Med Cert Integration Deadline Extension

STC President Dave Osiecki was recently featured in a Freightwaves article about the FMCSA's recent proposal to extend its Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration deadline from June 22 of this year...
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STC VP Comments to HDT on Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Takeaways

STC Vice President P. Sean Garney recently commented to Heavy Duty Trucking on the important takeaways from the recent FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse results. Garney pointed out that the percentage...
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STC VP Comments from SleepSafe Driver Panel Included in Overdrive Magazine

STC VP P. Sean Garney's comments from his April 13th SleepSafe Drivers' webinar panel appearance on the past, present, and future of sleep apnea regulations were included in a recent Overdrive...
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