U.S. agricultural commodity and livestock haulers will be pleased to know that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a Final Rule clarifying agricultural commodity and livestock definitions in Part 395—Hours of Service of Drivers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently updated the 30-Minute Break Rule in Part 395.
Read this updated blog post to learn more about how the 30-Minute Break Rule works!
Chris Harris, The Safety Dawg, hosts “The Dawg On-It Trucking Pawedcast” where he interviews influential trucking insiders for their insights and in-depth knowledge. On July 10, 2020, Chris sat down with Marc Moncion to talk about ELDs in Canada and the U.S.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its national emergency exemption from specific Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to August 14, 2020, but has now excluded a number of prescribed items previously covered by the exemption.
It’s the moment every business owner dreads: a run-in with the law. The bad news is, legal issues can arise at any time, for any business—and those who haven’t proactively focused on risk mitigation leave themselves more vulnerable to costly claims.
In the transportation industry, we place a lot of emphasis on the importance of physical health and driver safety awareness. While physical health examinations and driver safety programs are necessary, these programs should also factor in the driver’s mental health, since an individual’s wellbeing is highly dependent on their state of mind.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its long-awaited HOS Drivers Final Rule on changes to 49 CFR Part 395.
These changes will take effect 120 days after date of publication in the Federal Register.
Many customers ask us why it’s important to keep their BigRoad Mobile App updated and running on the newest version. This blog post explains how updating the app makes your life easier and keeps BigRoad running smoothly!
Some drivers choose to work together and drive as a team in order to cover more ground and deliver loads faster. BigRoad easily accommodates team driving with a few easy steps. Read this blog post and watch a recording of our How Do I Team Drive With BigRoad? webinar