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A Gift That Keeps on Giving – The Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

On January 6, 2023 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse will turn three years old. This is good news for the industry because it means that...
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It's That Time Again! A 2022 Regulatory Roundup

As 2022 comes to a close, now is good time to look back to see what has been accomplished this year and what has been left undone in government regulation....
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Every Home Needs a Good Foundation

In last month’s issue we wrote about the US DOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy and noted the six strategies assigned to FMCSA to improve road safety. DOT has initiated a...
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Did You Know?

Did You Know? The Latest STC Hosted TTT Podcast is Available

The latest TTT Podcast, hosted by STC and sponsored by True North Companies has been released. This month, STC and True North discuss what gifts we'd like to give the...
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Did You Know? Pennsylvania is Top in the National For Diesel Fuel Taxes

Pennsylvania is home to the highest diesel tax rate at nearly $0.75 per gallon. Alaska is home to the lowest at almost $0.09 per gallon according to the energy information...
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Did You Know? Final 3G Sunset May Disrupt Telematics Devices

The final 3G network, Verizon, is scheduled to sunset on December 31, 2022. FMCSA is encouraging motor carriers to verify their ELD will continue to function properly before the shutdown.
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In the News

STC In The News: Large Fleets a Big Target for Pricey Litigation

The larger the fleet, unfortunately the more vulnerable it tends to be, having costly litigation resulting from accidents.  Scopelitis Transportation Consulting’s Steve Keppler talks about nuclear verdicts alongside Steve Stanaszak, a...
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STC In The News: Industry Reacts to Proposed ELD Revisions

FleetOwner recently interviews STC Co-Director P. Sean Garney for an article describing the industry’s reaction to FMCSA’s request for comments on what changes should be made to its ELD rules....
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STC In The News: Distracted Car Drivers Are A Growing Risk to Safe Truck Drivers

According to NHTSA’s most recent data, more than 3,000 people per year are killed due to distracted driving, and distracted car drivers are one of the biggest safety challenges for...
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