Hours of service (HOS) regulations ensure commercial vehicle operators are wide awake, alert, and prepared to react to safety threats that arise along their journey.
I have been asked about how to interpret the new U.S. Sleeper Berth Rules, so I have included for your convenience a few examples to assist you to leverage this new U.S. hours-of-service (HOS) rule.
Read More »How to Leverage the New U.S. Sleeper Berth Rules (2020)
The Government of Ontario is moving forward with the introduction of legislation for commercial motor vehicles that move people and goods within the Province of Ontario.
Read More »Bill 23 – Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Use in Ontario 2020
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Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) is a measurement program set up by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Commercial carriers are given a score based on inspection results, traffic violations, and incidents. The higher the score, the more likely that company is to be involved in an accident—so the lower, the better.Read More »How to Improve Your CSA Scores with a Fleet Management Solution
Truck driver fatigue is a serious and ongoing problem in the United States, accounting for 72,000 crashes, resulting in 44,000 injuries and 6,800 fatalities in 2013. With approximately 13% of truck crashes involving drowsy drivers, it’s essential to take preventative measures for driver fatigue. Below, we’ve identified the factors that contribute to driver fatigue and explored 3 ways to help truck drivers reduce drowsy driving.Read More »3 Life-Saving Tips for Reducing Truck Driver Fatigue
It goes without saying that failing to manage your fleet effectively can have a detrimental impact on your organization’s bottom line. A poorly managed fleet can hurt profits in many ways, including through increased fuel and maintenance costs, and increased potential for mismanagement. It may be challenging to maintain a fleet well, but with a fleet management system, organizations can make it a lot easier. Below, we’ll go through 5 key benefits of a fleet management system and how it can help improve your organization’s everyday operations.Read More »5 Key Benefits of a Fleet Management Technology
Truck driving is one of the most accident-prone professions in the U.S. Furthermore, in winter, the risks and dangers intensify, as snow, ice, and freezing temperatures reduce tire traction and visibility on the road. Even the most experienced truck drivers can struggle with icy roads. Unfortunately, winter is unavoidable. This is why it is vital to implement preventative safety measures to stay safe in snowy conditions. Below are nine ways you can prepare for winter as a truck driver and winterize your equipment to minimize weather risks.Read More »9 Ways to Winterize Your Trucking Fleet