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FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are resolved.

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FMCSA Begins Annual Drug Testing Survey

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started notifying selected truck and bus companies that they will be required to submit drug and alcohol testing program results within 60 days.

Penske has ordered more than 2,000 commercial semi-trucks from Freightliner, Volvo, and Navistar with the new spec. (Photo courtesy of Penske)

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Penske Adds Standard Tech, Safety System to Rental Fleet

Penske Truck Rental is making collision avoidance systems and air disc brakes its standard spec on commercial tractors within its rental fleet.

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Safety Tip: Jump-Starting the Right Way

AAA provides advice on how to safely jump-start a dead vehicle battery.

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OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association has been denied a rehearing of a court decision in its lawsuit against the federal electronic logging device mandate, OODIA announced on Jan. 12.

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Safety Tip: Cooling System Maintenance

When coolant freezes, it expands and poses a danger to your vehicle's engine block. Here's advice from NHTSA on how to protect your cooling system and avoid vehicle breakdowns in frigid temperatures.

Photo courtesy of NHTSA.

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FCA Recalls More Vehicles for Takata Air Bags

This latest action covers more than 86,000 older-model SUVs and trucks in the U.S.

Photo via Michigan DOT

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Michigan Approves Higher Truck Speed Limit

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed new legislation that could increase speed limits on certain roadways and includes an increase for commercial trucks.

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Element Purchases The CEI Group

Element Fleet Management Corp. has purchased fleet safety and accident management provider The CEI Group, the company announced.

Screenshot via Knowledge-Dock.com

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Bendix Launches Online Trucking Industry Resource

Bendix has launched a new center of commercial vehicle information at its website safertrucks.com, centered around a new multimedia center called the Knowledge Dock.

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What Will Your Next Crash Really Cost?

After reading our first white paper, “Enlist the Aid of ‘Road warriors’ to Help Predict Your Next Crash,” you know at-fault crashes are predictable. In this White Paper, Number Two of our series, you will learn that, since at-fault crashes are predictable, they are also preventable through the use of new technology.


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