Inconsistent enforcement: Insist on inspection, not citation

| March 27, 2013

The way the DataQs challenge system is working suggests conventional wisdom about citations and CSA scores is flawed, with the issue of unfinished clean inspections looming larger for carriers looking to improve CSA scores.

Online-services marketing gets cheeky

| March 26, 2013

A funny ad display from the TruckingOffice software provider -- and two cheeky shirts from GetLoaded and MyGauges.

Hours of service delay backed by members of Congress

| March 26, 2013

Transportation leaders from Congress have sent FMCSA a request to delay hours of service rule implementation until a final ruling in court has been made.

States addressing contractor misclassification problems

| March 25, 2013

New Jersey’s legislature is one of at least five state assemblies considering changes in employee and contractor classification.

Inconsistent enforcement: CSA’s heat index

| March 25, 2013

State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.

Hotels4Truckers integrates with DAT app, inks more chain partnerships

| March 23, 2013

The online directory of truck-parking-friendly hotels, featuring discounts on many, is offering free memberships (normally $9.95/year) at its MATS booth #67140.

Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

| March 23, 2013

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Rand McNally and GetLoaded partner on custom board

| March 22, 2013

The longtime Motor Carrier Road Atlas maker also announced retail availability of its EOBR and a new five-inch wifi-connected GPS navigation unit.

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