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Maintenance of Driver Qualification Files

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations (FMCSR) require a motor carrier to maintain a driver qualification file for each driver it employs. Part ...

Safety Road Map Tips For Driver Selection

Screening driver applicants is one of the most crucial functions for any motor carrier. Selecting the right person requires due diligence because the ...

Ask the PDC Adjuster: The Importance of Timely Claims Reporting

WHY IS ON-TIME REPORTING OF PHYSICAL DAMAGE CLAIMS IMPORTANT? On-time reporting of physical damage claims allows Great West Casualty Company to begin ...

How to Improve Situational Awareness in the Workplace

Human error is a common cause of preventable work-related injuries and vehicle crashes. When an employer, who recognizes that employees are ...

Annual CVSA Roadcheck Set for May 4-6, 2021

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set May 4-6 as the dates for this year’s International Roadcheck. Over that 72-hour period, ...

How Does CannabidioL (CBD) Affect Motor Carriers?

CBD products, which are extracted from hemp or marijuana plants, have grown in popularity in recent years. Currently, each state treats CBD usage ...

Annual Clearinghouse Queries Due Jan. 5, 2021

A reminder that motor carriers' annual Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse queries are due Jan. 5, 2021.  Per ...

4 Steps to Implementing an Employee Incentive Program

HOW CAN I CREATE AN EMPLOYEE SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAM? An employee safety incentive program, if part of a larger risk management strategy, can ...

Try Blended Learning To Improve Safety Training

Are your safety meetings effective? The traditional instructor-led approach involves one person standing in front of a group of drivers, telling them ...

5 Ways A Safety Mindset Can Lower Your Insurance Rates

Being safety minded has its benefits for any employer. For motor carriers, however, it is crucial to keeping your drivers on the road and your ...
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