Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

How To Upgrade Your Motor Carrier Safety Rating

There’s no way to know when a truck accident might happen. But if I am a broker or a shipper, I am going to do best to select truckers that are the safest and most reliable. I don’t want my goods damaged in an accident. In this world of ever expanding liability, I don’t want […]

Whistleblowers Need Attention Too

OSHA takes the safety, health and security of truck drivers seriously.  In fact, drivers and other motor carrier employees are protected from retaliation for reporting certain on‑the‑job commercial motor vehicle safety, health or security concerns.  These whistleblower protections were granted under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. Section 31105. While whistleblower suits are rarely successful, they are […]

FMCSA’s Changes To The Hours Of Service Regulations Effective Februrary 27, 2012

New Hours of Service Regulations Effective as of February 27, 2012