3/21 Blast off! Huge Changes With New FMCSA SFD Regs

Part 1 of our 10 part blog series on the newly proposed FMCSA Safety Fitness Determination Regulations.    Thursday, January 21. The 60 day comment period for the FMCSA’s newly proposed Safety Fitness Determination Regulations begins. March 21, 2016.  The date that the comment period will end. At that point, there will be at least…

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FMCSA’s New SFD Regs to Shutter an Estimated 25 Motor Carriers a Month!

  Once implemented, FMCSA’s new Safety Fitness Determination Regulations will remove an estimated 25 motor carrier from the roadways each month! We want to help make sure you aren’t one of them! We’ve already read through the entire 267 pages of proposed regulation changes so you don’t have to! Carrier Risk Solutions, Inc. will be…

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 FMCSA Releases New SFD Rulemaking

FMCSA Seeks Feedback on Carrier Safety Fitness Determination Notice of Proposed Rulemaking   Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a rulemaking proposal designed to enhance the Agency’s ability to identify non-compliant motor carriers. The Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), to be published in the Federal Register, would update FMCSA’s…

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What is "Reefer Breakdown"?

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Cargo Risk Tip of the Day! Reefer Rates to Skyrocket!

Over the next year or so, the general freight rates will likely go down a little or stay close to where they are as motor carriers try to strike the delicate balance between capacity and demand. But, I feel like reefer shipping rates are about to move a good deal higher for a few reasons,…

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"The Dirty Dozen" Policies and Procedures

In our consulting practice and inside of the My Safety Manager community, we recommend these 12 basic (Dirty Dozen) policies and procedures that every fleet should develop. Once developed, these should be communicated to all employees (not just drivers) on a regular basis and followed very closely. Be sure to have each employee sign off…

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Cargo Risk Tip-Don’t Get Left Out In The Cold-FSMA

  Just having a box checked “reefer breakdown” with a limit and a deductible on a certificate of insurance doesn’t really mean everything that you think that it does. When I think of “reefer breakdown”, I define it like this: A mechanical or electrical breakdown of the refrigeration unit that is attached to a trailer.…

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Cargo Risk Tip of the Day!

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