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By Chris Pavone, 07/28/2020
Trucking’s role in keeping goods, materials and the economy rolling during the global pandemic has been nothing short of phenomenal and will certainly play a role in re-establishing “normal” supply lines depleted by hoarding households and profiteering resellers. Hopefully, everyone in the...
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By Andy Engardio, 06/23/2020
Great news for motor carriers - the FMCSA’s Crash Preventability Determination Program (CPDP) will be pulling “Not Preventable Crashes” out of your CSA scores! Motor carriers participating in the CPDP will see their Safety Measurement System (SMS) information change within 60 days after the...
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By Guy Sansom, 05/27/2020
Ever since ship owners first started meeting at Edward Lloyd’s coffee house over 300 years ago, insurance in London, particularly Lloyd’s, has been conducted on a face-to-face basis. In truth, this has provided London underwriters and brokers a distinct advantage. No matter the size or complexity of a...
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By Robert Esposito, 04/24/2020
Hazardous material regulations have changed significantly over the past few years. Employers must train new employees on hazardous material within 90 days of hire and conduct a recertification training every three years, or at time of job function change. Training is a key to preventing, or reducing, hazardous...
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By Rocky Roemer, 03/10/2020
Logging some 8,000 violations in its first month of implementation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is off to a fast start in bringing much-need transparency into drivers’ operating records to assure public safety and reduce trucking company risk. The Clearinghouse ends a...
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