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Last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing their decision to explore ways to update its safety rating process. The headline at...
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Disqualifying the Disqualified

With data gathered over a three year period ranging from 2016 – 2018, FMCSA recently released its “Assessment of Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Holders’ Traffic Violations, Convictions, and Disqualifications” report....
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Are We Setting Ourselves Up for Failure?

Technology continues to accelerate and permeate almost every aspect of our lives. This statement most certainly holds true for those of us working in the transportation and trucking space as...
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Did You Know? DOT Doesn't Like Pop Culture References

In December 2023, the Federal Highway Administration notified State transportation departments that overhead electronic signs on highways with references to pop culture,  or those intended to be funny (e.g., Drive...
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Did You Know? DOT is Awarding Up to $50,000 To Combat Human Trafficking?

The USDOT has an annual Combating Human Trafficking in Transportation Impact Award to raise awareness among transportation stakeholders about human trafficking and to increase training and prevention to combat the...
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Did You Know? What Are The Barriers to Entry for Women Drivers?

In early January 2024, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) launched a new survey to identify what both women and men truck drivers believe to be the barriers to entry...
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