Tips for Safe Driving

Driving defensively is a major concern for all of us who drive on our highways, whether you are driving your car to the local grocery store or driving an 18 wheeler across the country. Driving is an incredible privilege we have in the United States and it is critical that we all do it safely. The attached article [ Read More ]

Making a Commitment to Safety as a Core Value

Safety as a core value is about team members taking responsibility for their own safety and ensuring that everyone is looking out for the safety of their fellow team members.  Not only Safety Managers, but all levels of leadership in every industry will benefit from this dynamic presentation on Nov. 17th or Nov. 18th. Making [ Read More ]

Best Practices for Preparing for a DOT Audit

The purpose of a DOT audit is to verify that there is “management control’ over all of the critical factors of DOT compliance and safety.  The last minute preparation for an audit is normal but control over these areas in the transportation business should be established as normal everyday practices.  This article covers all of [ Read More ]

March Newsletter

It is critical that all of us in the transportation business stay informed on what may be happening in our industry or the regulations that might affect the way we do business.  Recently the DOT (FMCSA) made a couple of significant changes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and there are a few proposed regulation [ Read More ]

May 2015 Newsletter

Since 2008, the DOT has been trying to integrate the driver’s med card into his/her CDL license.  Although it was tough enough to help all of our CDL drivers self certified the type of operation they work in and incorporate their med card into their CDLIS driver license record, the states have had a much [ Read More ]

April 2015 Newsletter

The FMCSA has announced the results of an independent study on the validity of scoring the CRASH Basic.  They have also announced the study process to study the fatigue related effects of the 34 hour reset.  A summary of each is included in this April 2015 Newsletter . A new free APP called QCMobile is now [ Read More ]