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Don’t Be Exempt From the Conversation

Since August 1, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published 14 exemption requests in the Federal Register, requesting input from the public and affected stakeholders. Some are broad requests...
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Finding the Needle in the Haystack

The latest CVSA Roadcheck results are in and they show it’s a mixed bag for the North American trucking industry. When ELDs were introduced in the U.S. in 2017, they...
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Driver In, Driver Out

The trucking industry has been in a pickle for a long time. As it struggles to seat enough drivers to meet demand, its crash rate has been rising. Some have...
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Did You Know?

Did You Know? Summer Driving May be More Dangerous Than You Think

Winter driving is a dangerous challenge requiring focus and precision. That’s what makes new data from NHTSA so surprising. From 2011-2020, only 23% of fatal large truck crashes occurred in...
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Did You Know? California Has the Most Inspections Per Lane Mile

At 14 inspections per lane mile in 2021, California just edged out Maryland’s 13 as the most inspections per lane mile, with both states relying primarily on fixed location truck...
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In the News

STC In The News: FMCSA Tries to Clarify Policy on Hours-of-Service Exemption Requests

Recent requests for exemptions from HOS rules have raised questions about how regulators view and respond to them.  STC’s co-Director P. Sean Garney suggests that by publishing the requests FMCSA...
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STC In The News: FreightWaves Now Roundtable Discussion

STC’s Steve Keppler was asked to joined chief Washington correspondent John Gallagher on FreightWaves Now, a morning news show for freight transportation. During the segment, Keppler and Gallagher discussed what...
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