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Motor Carriers: Qualification of Commercial Drivers

By |2019-04-30T13:33:22-04:00May 15th, 2019|Trucking Safety|

One of the many obligations required of motor carriers is to ensure drivers are qualified to operate the commercial motor vehicle they operate.  The purpose of commercial drivers' qualification is to protect the traveling community which shares the roads with professional drivers. The Driver Qualification File serves as the foundation of proof of qualification of [...]

Will Platooning Get a Chance?

By |2019-01-24T11:25:01-04:00February 1st, 2019|Trucking News|

There certainly was a lot of buzz regarding truck platooning and truck automation in 2018, with the industry facing strong headwinds from a variety of sources.  The lack of driver capacity increased governmental regulations and a pent-up demand for freight all conspired to drive trucking rates up. For the first time in recent history, these [...]

What Makes a Truck DOT Drivable?

By |2019-01-02T16:53:21-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Trucking Safety|

Many people say the easiest part of being a professional driver is the actual driving of the truck.  Some may believe that holding the steering wheel as you survey the countryside, listening to your favorite song is the perfect way to pass the day. And even though many romanticize the open road and wide open [...]