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In Defense of ELDs

The comment period for the FMCSA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on potential changes to the Electronic Logging Device rules and Technical Specifications closed on November 15, 2022. Since then,...
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What We Wanted to Say But Didn’t

STC Co-Director P. Sean Garney participated in a panel discussion on the future of truck safety at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in October. He was joined...
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Zeroed Out

The US DOT recently announced its National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS) to outline the Department’s comprehensive approach to significantly reducing serious injuries and deaths on our Nation’s highways, roads, and...
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Did You Know?

Did You Know? Carriers Are Getting Cited for Clearinghouse Violations

In FY 2022 three of top five violation cited during compliance investigations were related to the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. 13,925 violations were written for not conducting required queries and...
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Did You Know? Law Enforcement is Ramping Up Enforcement of Clearinghouse Violations

To date, over 7,500 drivers have been put out of service on roadside for driving a commercial motor vehicle while prohibited from doing so based on Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse...
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Did You Know:? FMCSA is Tracking the Number of CMV Crashes that Involve Drivers Without Valid CDLs

According to FMCSA data, over 22% of CMV drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2020 did not have a valid CDL at the time of the crash.
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In the News

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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STC In The News: Experts Discuss Possible Future Risks for Truckers

P. Sean Garney, co-director of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, was invited to sit on a panel discussing current and future safety challenges faced by the trucking industry during ATA’s 2022 Management...
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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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