Poll: How many inspections do you receive in a year?

| December 13, 2012

Don’t pay for the privilege to haul

| December 11, 2012

Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.

Poll: Do you use weigh-station bypassing technology?

| December 07, 2012

CSA/PSP: Due process, access key operator concerns

| December 06, 2012

Diving into the issues surrounding operators' access to information being collected about their businesses by DOT and due process concerns with dismissed citations/violations.

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

| December 03, 2012

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Changes to violation weighting, more posted this weekend

| December 03, 2012

Among changes taking place this week are the introduction of a new hazmat-specific BASIC and adjustments in various violation weights.

PSP 2.0 expands access to driver records, introduces iPhone app

| November 29, 2012

Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.

Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

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