On Monday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment of 2015 interim final rule (IFR) to the Federal Register. So? You might be in for a surprise next time you get pulled over – many fines for federal safety regulation violations have increased…a couple have decreased too!
Effective April 24 2017, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has increased fines for violating trucking regulations. Read on to learn more about these new adjustments, and get a detailed overview of each violation fine increase.
In an article published yesterday by Overdrive, Todd Dills reported that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would be “standing up vetting process for ELD certification” after much public scrutiny over the self-certification process. What exactly does this mean and how is it going to impact drivers and fleets?
As you know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives you the fuel and energy that you need to start your day off right. Well, the same goes for the pre-trip inspection of your vehicle. Pre-trip inspections set you up for success on the road.
Getting audited isn’t something that most fleets look forward to – it can mean a lot of running around, headaches, and time away from driving. However, that wasn’t the case for WAT Supplies. After using the BigRoad Mobile App and the BigRoad Web App to improve their operations, WAT Supplies actually volunteered to be audited by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO)!
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the dates for their 29th annual International Roadcheck program. The inspection blitz will be taking place from June 7 to 9, 2016. 10,000 CVSA certified inspectors (local, state, provincial, and federal) will be performing thousands of inspections across the United States, Canada, and Mexico during this time.
Sergeant William Collier of the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be joining BigRoad for another webinar focused on compliance. Taking place this Thursday (March 10) at 2:00 PM Eastern, Sgt. Collier will discuss how drivers can fly under the radar and avoid investigations through compliant operations.