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FMCSA Compliance Audits in an ELD World

There’s a substantial amount of information to read and learn when it comes to understanding how FMCSA and State compliance auditors review Hours of Service (HOS) compliance using ELD records,...
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Short-Haul Driver Exception About to Grow Longer?

While FMCSA missed its early June target for publishing proposed changes to the Hours of Service (HOS) rules, STC continues to track developments in this area. One such development is...
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Industry Compliance Dates Are Firm For Upcoming Rules — Government Compliance Dates To Be Delayed

The compliance dates for the CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and the Entry-Level Driver Training rules are January and February 2020, respectively. In fact, there’s little doubt these rules will...
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Did You Know?

Compliance Reviews = Violations Found

In FY 2018, only 6.5% of the compliance reviews conducted by FMCSA and its State partners resulted in “no violations.” In fact, 41% of CRs in FY ’18 resulted in...
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No DOT Recordable Crash Rate Benchmark

Believe it or not, there is no universally accepted and annually updated benchmarking standard for a DOT recordable crash rate. The metric of “recordable crashes per million miles” is used...
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New “Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse, What Carriers Need to Know to be Ready in 2020” Training Now Available From STC

In January 2020, the long-awaited Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse goes live. This database of positive test results among commercial truck and bus drivers, will undoubtably improve safety in the motor...
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