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News roundup, Sept. 12: NASTC fuel discount at Speedway locations ending, interstate closures set for Arizona
NASTC’s fuel discount partnership with Speedway fuel stops will end Monday, Sept. 16. The Arizona DOT is planning to close I-10 Westbound through Phoenix this weekend, along with overnight closures of I-40 near Flagstaff next week.
September 12, 2019
High liability rates becoming the norm
Liability coverage costs have increased markedly in recent years. Premiums for a $1 million liability policy now can range from around $6,000 to $16,000 or more a year.
July 12, 2019
Other expansion challenges: Insurance costs, administrative/compliance burdens, managing customers
Overdrive poll respondents named these challenges — higher liability premiums, greater administrative and compliance burdens, and managing current customers/finding new business — the next-most-prominent challenges for small fleet expansion beyond recruiting and retaining drivers.
March 11, 2019
Live training opportunities to jump-start your career
Participation in live training offers opportunities to network with experts, as well as fellow drivers with common interests.
December 31, 2018
America’s Best Drivers named by NASTC
16 of these 17 multi-million safe mile drivers were honored at the annual meeting of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies in Nashville, Tenn., earlier this month as the 2018 America’s Best Drivers team.
November 16, 2018
Hours of Service
New personal-conveyance FAQs illustrate FMCSA’s round-trip view of ‘under dispatch’
In the agency’s new FAQ series, Question No. 1 solidifies an interpretation of any dispatch as encompassing a round trip, and also attempts to clarify seeming contradictions between that interpretation and the new personal conveyance guidance. More on PC enforcement during audits, too, muddying waters.
November 9, 2018
‘Winds of change’ at FMCSA: Administrator Ray Martinez opens NASTC conference with keynote
Leadership at the Department of Transportation on up to the President of the United States, Martinez said, “wants us to work with the regulated community” to boost safety and efficiency. Also: NASTC honors Dan Baker on his 80th birthday, Roar Logistics as Broker of the Year and Women in Trucking’s Ellen Voie for promoting female truckers.
November 2, 2018
Here’s proof your input can be effective in changing regulation — for the better
Take a look at how your voice is effective at bringing about regulation changes and don't forget to file your comments with the FMCSA about hours of service.
September 20, 2018
The small-fleet stop on Martinez’s tour through the industry this Nov.
Ray Martinez, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator, is slated to be the keynote speaker for the annual NASTC meeting from Thursday-Saturday November 1-3.
August 28, 2018
Hours of Service
Owner-operators rail against hours-of-service rule in House hearing on federal regulations
The House Committee on Small Business heard Wednesday from owner-operators and small business truckers about federal regulations, specifically the ELD mandate and hours of service, and their impact on small trucking businesses.
November 29, 2017
Bill Frerichs’ ELD implementation notes, hopes, worries as mandate bears down
In which a nine-truck fleet owner begins implementing ELDs. And: A few key differences between AOBRDs, grandfathered in with the ELD rule through 2019, and the much more detailed ELD specification/required capability.
November 27, 2017
NASTC honors 2017 ‘America’s Best Drivers’
At this week’s annual meeting of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies, 16 drivers for member companies were honored for accident-free performance throughout million-plus-mile careers.
November 17, 2017
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