Back to the Future: Papering Over ELDs
STC has observed a disturbing trend. Despite promises reduced hours-of-service violations following the implementation of electronic logging devices (ELDs), drivers are learning how to gain back the "flexibility" of paper logs....
Obstructive Safety Attitudes
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is an issue whose priority has ebbed and flowed. When it first emerged as a safety concern it was greeted by a lot of excitement and...
Did You Know?
New Data Available on Repair Intervals and Costs
The American Trucking Associations' Technology and Maintenance Council announced that in the second quarter of 2021 fleets averaged 31,638 miles of operation between unscheduled repairs—up 7.2% from 29,506 in the first...
CVSA Oks Certain Electronic Documents
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance just published an Inspection Bulletin regarding the acceptability by enforcement of certain electronic documents, including digital images of medical certificates, during roadside inspections.
Enforcement Cases Decline in 2021
The FMCSA and the states have closed 2,105 enforcement cases in 2021, a decrease of 30% from 2020. The total amount of fines issued in 2020 from these cases was...
Did you know that STC has developed a new client service, Safety Gap Analysis
Sometimes, despite strong efforts, carriers can't seem to make the safety and compliance gains they expect. To help, STC performs detailed gap analyses of carriers' safety policies and programs to...
In the News
STC in the News: STC Highlights Emerging Enforcement Trends
STC Co-Directors Steve Keppler and P. Sean Garney were recently featured in a Transport Topics story about presentations made during the 2021 Scopelitis Transportation Law Seminar. In their presentation, STC...
STC in the News: STC Provides Insight on Requalification
STC Co-director P. Sean Garneywas quoted in a FreightWaves story about which states have experiencing the most disqualified drivers because of violations uploaded into FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. With...
Training Webinar - Independent Contractor Relations: Dos, Dont's & Best Practices
STC recently updated its comprehensive 1-hour webinar training program focused on how front-line motor carrier employees should interact with independent contractors. This unique training program is designed to provide fleet...