Todd Dills

What this year’s MCSAP awards say about national enforcement priorities

MCSAP award winners' violation priorities profiles suggest the federal government views a high level of on-highway traffic enforcement (versus vehicle inspections) as preferable enforcement behavior.

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How to DataQ: 9 tips

Indiana State Police DataQs coordinator Michael Wilson shared these at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance workshop April 22, 2013.

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FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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CSA priorities include addressing concerns of small carriers, crash accountability, agency says

FMCSA also announced plans to launch a new version of the DataQs website for challenging inspection violations and crash assignments as early as the coming weekend.

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CSA: Law enforcement/ driver perspective alignment

Though drivers' No. 1 named CSA problem in recent polling is the deterioration in driver/officer relationships, an interview with CVSA's Stephen Keppler shows some concurrence on the system's problems.

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Council Bluffs truck show bigger and better this year

The second annual show and shine at the Peterbilt of Council Bluffs dealership's truck show expected to beat last year's participation. The event's scheduled for May 4.

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‘We’ve got truckers! 20% off!’

Not a post about some back-page classified from a fly-by-night broker using cheap-freight, low-pay scabs to entice unknowing shippers... just an installment in the annals of U.S. fashion.

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Off-road truck-racing series honoring pioneer with trophy name

The inaugural Stadium Super Trucks off-road racing series, launched last year by NASCAR driver Robby Gordon, continues April 21, in Long Beach, Calif. at the historic Toyota Grand Prix.

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Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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POLL: Has your income improved over the last year?

Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?

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