Things to Consider When Selecting an ELD

The deadline to equip trucks with electronic logging devices (ELDs) is December 18, 2017. With this date looming, motor carriers should be well into ...

Taking Pictures at the Scene of a Collision

Truck drivers involved in a crash, either preventable or non-preventable, have many responsibilities at the scene of the collision. One of these ...

Road Tests – Going Beyond Compliance

Road tests are an invaluable risk management technique. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations allow motor carriers to accept a driver’s ...

Winter’s Over! Time to Relax, Right? Wrong!

The season of icy parking lots, slippery sidewalks, and snowcovered doorsteps may be over but the danger of slips, trips, and falls remains. Despite ...

Avoid Distracted Driving

Distractions are everywhere and in every facet of life. Be it visually, audibly, mentally, and even emotionally, distractions are a key factor in ...

Jackknife: A Driver's Story

I remember this incident because it happened the day before my daughter’s 16th birthday. After shuttling trailers at our Memphis drop yard, I was ...

Motor Carriers and OSHA Compliance

A motor carrier specializing in transportation and logistics recently took on new business that required them to perform an unloading procedure ...

Distracted Driving Affects Us All

Picture this: A truck driver, cruising down the road, eating a fast-food sandwich in one hand while grabbing fries out of the bag with the other, ...

Implementing a Post-Crash Investigation Process

Root-cause analysis can certainly be effective at determining the true underlying causes of accidents, but it often consumes more resources than ...

FMCSA Unified Registration System Implementation Delayed

According to the FMCSA website, the implementation date of the final stage of the Unified Registration System (URS) will be extended beyond the ...