Hot Topics

Speeding Slim to None

Years in the making, FMCSA’s proposed speed limiter rule has again been delayed. In a Significant Rulemaking Report issued January 26, 2024, the Agency indicated that May 2024 is now...
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Dealer’s Choice Chassis?

The Federal Maritime Commission recently made a landmark decision that will likely ripple through the U.S. supply chain for some time. The FMC upheld an administrative law judge’s ruling from...
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Environmental Safety

STC helps motor carriers develop and implement programs designed to improve safety and compliance. The call for this has increased as carriers begin ingesting more data sources and begin acting...
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Did You Know?

Did You Know? International Roadcheck is Scheduled for May

CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck is scheduled for May 14-16, 2024, and this year it will have two focus areas – tractor protection systems and alcohol/controlled substance possession. Their website provides...
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Did You Know? Forbes Survey Outlines Public Apprehension with Self-driving Vehicles

A recent Forbes Survey revealed that the two things participants are most excited about when it comes to the potential future applications for self-driving technology is “enhanced mobility for the...
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Did You Know? Safety Technology on Cars Reduces Truck Crashes

According to a recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study, Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking systems on cars reduced rear-end crashes with medium and heavy-duty trucks by 38%. ...
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STC in the News: Keppler Appointed 2nd Vice Chair of ATA Law Enforcement Advisory Board

Scopelitis Transportation Consulting’s Steve Keppler has been named 2nd vice chair of the American Trucking Associations’ Law Enforcement Advisory Board. Comprising a vast array of experience in federal, state, local...
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In the News

STC In The News: Is FMCSA tipping its hand on carrier safety fitness?

In this January 12, 2024 article in Freightwaves, STC’s P. Sean Garney offered his opinion regarding the FMCSA publication of its “notice of data availability” (NODA), and what it may...
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STC In The News: TN Truck Thought Podcast Episode 16

In this episode, STC’s Co-Directors, P. Sean Garney and Steve Keppler share their thoughts and predictions on which truck-related issues will make headlines in 2024.  Some of the discussion topics...
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