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FMCSA Prepping to Study Causes of Fatal Truck Crashes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will launch a study of factors that contribute to highway crashes involving large trucks. Driving the study is concern over the rising number of fatalities incurred in truck crashes.

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

As of Dec. 17, most motor carriers are required by federal law to use electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to track truck driver hours of service. Whether you’ve waited until the last minute to flip the switch or you’re already running ELDs, here are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid citations, bad CSA scores, or unsatisfactory safety ratings.

No 'Soft Enforcement' for Dec. 17 ELD Deadline: CVSA

Time is almost finally up: All motor carriers and truck drivers subject to the electronic logging device rule must use an electronic logging device starting on Dec. 17. Don't expect any "soft enforcement."

Driver Refused to Drive Without Safety Measure, Wins Damages

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined that UPS Freight violated the Surface Transportation Assistance Act when managers retaliated against a driver who refused to drive without an ELD being mounted.

The Importance of Revisiting Technology

With the frequent advancements in technology, changes to fleet operations, and updates in compliance and regulatory issues, it’s important to regularly review your technology solutions.