Archive for May, 2013

FMCSA reviews paperwork reduction, EOBRs

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA May Drop No-Defect Inspection Reports The FMCSA is considering whether or not to completely drop the requirement to file a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report […]

June Roadcheck inspections; Charlotte mayor to head DOT

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

CVSA Roadcheck Inspections Set For Early June CVSA, the organization representing commercial vehicle enforcement agencies throughout North America, will once again be conducting roadside safety […]

Keeping healthy and making your own meals

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Now that you have equipped your truck with a lot of things you need to live healthy out there on the road, it’s time to […]

Commercial Drivers, Decision Making, and Sleep

Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by derek No Comments

One of the things that greatly negatively affects decision making is a lack of sleep. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are […]

HOS Relief Waiver – Safe or ???

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA Waives HOS For Trucks Delivering OKC Relief In the wake of the tornado devastation that took place in Moore, Oklahoma this week, the FMCSA […]

IRS Scandal Illustrates Complexity’s Costs

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal serves as a glaring reminder that complexity, whether by design or omission, costs all of us. It doesn’t […]

Road Rules: US-Mexico border, cell phone woes

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Billion $ Border Delays, Cell Phone Distraction Under Reported Border delays cost billions Traffic growth at the border continues to outgrow infrastructure at the US-Mexico […]

Free ESPN Wireless & 3D Amazon Smartphone

Posted on: May 14th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Free Wireless From ESPN? According to the Wall Street Journal, ESPN is reportedly considering working with wireless carriers to subsidize bandwidth costs for viewers of […]

Checking Your Tires

Posted on: May 9th, 2013 by beccaallison No Comments

Old school truck drivers always carried a tire thumper. It was a short, wooden bat that was always kept beside the driver’s seat. You’d see […]

The Recession and Dealing With it as a Driver

Posted on: May 8th, 2013 by derek No Comments

I first began working in the commercial driver screening and employment industry in the mid-1980s and have been through a few business cycles. The recession […]

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