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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck Event

Once a year, a three-day event initiative supports driver and vehicle safety through commercial vehicle inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts the International Roadcheck Event. It is where certified inspectors look for areas of compliance, enforce infractions and help educate the thousands of truckers operating around the globe. Further, they hold this event … Continue reading “The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck Event”

Trucker Work Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 2)

Trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives in 2022 will alter the trucking industry for the better. Better work environments and sustainability practices have never been more apparent. Additionally, the trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives in 2022 will cut down on pollution. The trucking industry is a huge source of air pollution, and recent reports spotlight widespread … Continue reading “Trucker Work Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 2)”

Trucker Work Environment & Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 1)

Trucker work environment and sustainability initiatives are on the table, and the industry is adapting in 2022. Many industries have faced pressure to improve sustainability, reduce carbon emissions, and adopt eco-friendly practices in the last few decades. Likewise, the trucking industry is no exception, and there’s been increased scrutiny directed toward its role in climate … Continue reading “Trucker Work Environment & Sustainability Initiatives for 2022 (Part 1)”

Update on AB-5: What it Means for Trucking in CA

Under the California Assembly Bill 5, the state of California attempted to regulate the use of gig workers. This gig worker bill went into effect on January 1, 2020, requiring companies to use independent contractors to reclassify these employees. Drivers for app-based ridesharing and delivery services escaped this provision due to Proposition 22. However, the … Continue reading “Update on AB-5: What it Means for Trucking in CA”

MCS-150 Form: Everything Trucking Companies Need to Know

Any manager of a trucking company knows that documentation is a vital part of the industry. You need to maintain current documentation of your drivers’ license, proof of registration for each truck in your fleet, and up-to-date state business registration, too. These are just a few of the many documents that are required to operate … Continue reading “MCS-150 Form: Everything Trucking Companies Need to Know”

Addressing the New Rules for New Drivers

A new set of standards established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration went into effect on February 7th, 2022. When the changes were announced in 2021, many trucking companies were understandably anxious about the impact on their business. It’s become increasingly clear, though, that these changes will have a minimal impact on trucking regulations. … Continue reading “Addressing the New Rules for New Drivers”