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Congress Reexamining Insurance Minimums for the Trucking Industry

In 1980, Congress enacted regulation that the trucks have $750,000 in insurance.  And it has been that amount for thirty-five years, although in real terms that $750,000 is worth $4 million in today’s dollars. 339 more words

Trucking Accidents

DOT Makes Good with New DVIR Rule

In 2011, Obama made a directive that federal agencies aim to reduce the antiquated and ineffective rules on the private sector. The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has made a significant dent in the… 258 more words


Do I Need a USDOT Number?

Do I Need a USDOT Number? – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

What is a USDOT Number?

Companies that operate commercial vehicles transporting passengers or hauling cargo in interstate commerce must be registered with the FMCSA and must have a USDOT Number. 810 more words