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Congressional Action To Pre-empt State Meal and Rest Break Laws Is Stalled

For the remainder of 2018, the FAA reauthorization bill is probably the best legislative ‘vehicle’ to pre-empt State meal and rest break laws that conflict with the federal hours of...
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FMCSA Shows Its Hand on Potential Hours of Service Changes

Without prior notice through the USDOT’s “regulatory agenda,” in late August 2018, FMCSA initiated a rulemaking process to consider changes to the Hours of Service rules. FMCSA “advance notice of...
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ELD Use Results in Improved HOS Compliance

In the four-month period following the April 1, 2018 ELD hard enforcement date (April – July 2018), the industry’s hours of service (HOS) compliance rate is showing a 45% improvement...
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FMCSA Safety Ratings

In 2017, FMCSA had 511,746 active interstate freight carriers in it database. 442,432 carriers (86%) had NO safety rating; 49,913 (9.7%) had a satisfactory rating; 17,893 (3.4%) had a conditional;...
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STC Active Shooter Training

Tragically, active shooter situations are occurring with increasing regularity. Because of that, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC (STC) now offers Workplace Violence Prevention and Active Shooter Mitigation Training for transportation companies...
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