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March 11, 2011

Beware of Expunged MVR Records

Expungement is a legal procedure to remove driving infractions from an individual's motor vehicle record. Fleet managers report MVR expungements are occurring with greater frequency -- more so in some jurisdictions than others. The most notorious is Puerto Rico, but there has also been an increase in expungements of DUIs and speeding tickets in other jurisdictions, such as Illinois and Pennsylvania. Fleet managers need to be aware of the negligent entrustment ramifications.

January 5, 2011

Changes Proposed for Driver Hours-of-Service Rules

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Dec. 23 issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers.

December 13, 2010

Legal Motion Seeks to Halt Public Release of CSA 2010 Data

Concern about vicarious liability lawsuits resulting from the public release of Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010 data prompted a legal motion to be filed on Nov. 29 with the U.S. Court of Appeals by three trucking associations, representing 3,000 privately owned fleets. The motion seeks a permanent injuction to the public release of CSA 2010 data with percentile ranking by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

November 30, 2010

Verizon Offers Fleets XATA Turnpike Solution to Support CSA 2010 Compliance

BASKING RIDGE, NJ and MINNEAPOLIS - Verizon Wireless announced that the XATA Turnpike fleet management and compliance solution is now available to Verizon Wireless enterprise customers.

November 10, 2010

Sleep HealthCenters to Partner with Roadside Medical

BOSTON - Sleep HealthCenters has entered into an agreement with Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab to provide sleep medicine services as part of Roadside Medical's industry-leading Driver Wellness programs.

November 3, 2010

FMCSA Supports TRALA by Ruling Against Credential Requirements

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted three petitions filed with it by the American Trucking Associations and strongly supported by TRALA.

October 11, 2010

Most Fleets Unprepared for CSA 2010

SafeStat has been replaced by Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010, which applies to all truck fleets that operate interstate and require a US DOT number. All vehicles that operate interstate with a 10,001-lb. combined GVWR or greater are covered by CSA 2010. This regulatory enforcement change will create a monumental sea change in how truck fleets manage drivers, their fleet operations, and remain DOT compliant.

September 29, 2010

New ARI Brief Helps Fleets Remain CSA 2010 Compliant

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI) has prepared a new informational brief on the Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010.

September 29, 2010

Naturalistic Study Refines Understanding of Distracted Driving Behavior

SAN DIEGO - DriveCam Inc. announced the results of a study to understand cell phone distraction in commercial trucks and buses, including any cell phone activity that involves using one's hands (texting/e-mailing/dialing/accessing the Internet) while driving significantly increased the odds of involvement in a crash/near crash.

September 20, 2010

Truck-Involved Traffic Fatalities Reach Historic Low; Decline by 20 Percent in 2009

ARLINGTON, VA - The number of truck-involved traffic fatalities declined 20 percent in 2009, dropping from 4,245 in 2008 to 3,380 in 2009. The reduction is the lowest level in recorded Department of Transportation history and also shows a 33-percent decrease in fatalities since the improved hours-of-service regulations first became effective in January 2004.

August 25, 2010

Truck Groups to Facilititate IntelliDrive Workshop

ARLINGTON, VA - The Trucking Industry Mobility and Technology Coalition (TIMTC) will facilitate a Truck IntelliDrive and Smart Roadside session at the Technology and Maintenance Council's (TMC) 2010 Fall Meeting in Raleigh, N.C., Sept. 22.

June 30, 2010

J. J. Keller Educates over 10,000 Transport Professionals on CSA 2010

NEENAH, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., educated more than 10,000 transportation professionals on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA 2010 initiative.

June 30, 2010

Dossier User Group Speakers to Address Safety and Compliance

BURLINGTON, NJ - The Dossier User Group announced the speakers for its annual summit scheduled for November in Tucson, Ariz.

May 12, 2010

Who's Looking at Your Logs?

Noncompliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Hours of Service regulations can carry stiff penalties. Reviewing company drivers’ Records of Duty Status or Logs is critical.

April 7, 2010

DOT Issues Rule Requiring Electronic On-Board Recorders for Truck Companies with Serious Hours-of-Service Violations

WASHINGTON - The U.S. DOT's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a new rule requiring interstate commercial truck and bus companies with serious patterns of hours-of-service (HOS) violations to install electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) in all their vehicles.

March 24, 2010

ARI Offers Support to Fleets for CSA 2010 Compliance

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), announced consulting support, driver training and web-based resources for CSA 2010 compliance.

March 17, 2010

FMCSA Says States Can Collect UCR Fees at 2009 Rates

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that States participating in the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan may assess and collect fees for the Plan under the current FMCSA regulation.

February 24, 2010

FMCSA Launches Pre-Employment Screening Web Site

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched a Web site where trucking companies can register for access to a safety database they will be able to use for screening applicants for driving jobs.

December 23, 2009

J. J. Keller Introduces 2nd Edition Roadside Inspections Training Program in Prep for CSA 2010

NEENAH, WI - FMCSA is stepping up enforcement with a new, major initiative - the Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010. This program will track, measure and evaluate carriers and drivers, using 24 months of all safety-based inspection violations to rank and target carriers for new FMCSA enforcement interventions.

October 28, 2009

American Trucking Associations Teams with CVSA and FMCSA for Operation Safe Driver

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations is working in conjunction with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and other safety partners, to educate all motorists about highway safety through the Operation Safe Driver program.

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