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FMCSA Releases Free Smartphone App for easy CSA Score access

Today the FMCSA released a new,free app that is sure-to-be controversial. The smartphone app, called QCMobile, will  “allow for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate truck and bus companies.” Safety information and USDOT registrations for motor carriers are now available at your fingertips, which will come in handy for law enforcement officials, insurers, brokers, and freight-forwarders. 112 more words

ELD UPDATE: Elog Mandate to Take Into Effect on September 30th

Late last week, the Department of Transportation announced that the final rule to mandate Electronic logging will now take into effect on September 30th, 2015, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ( 182 more words

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

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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