Crash Preventability Reviewed By FMCSA

Crash preventability has long weighed heavy on the arguments against the effectiveness of the FMCSA’s CSA 2010 enforcement program. Currently the FMCSA takes every crash that a trucking company is involved in into consideration when determining how safely a motor carrier is operating. Many believe that this is unfair, especially when this includes crashes that…

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2016 CVSA Roadcheck Results Are In!

cvsa roadcheck

The results of the CVSA’s 2016 Roadcheck are in! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts a 72 hour long inspection blitz on roadways across North America each year. The blitz occurred on June 7-9th this year. During this time period, law enforcement officers typically conduct an average of 15 vehicle inspections per minute! This…

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Vehicle Maintenance Files

What are the FMCSA’s requirements for a vehicle maintenance file? (If you have an audit looming, you should have this locked down!) This question was posed to me by one of our new clients and I wanted to share my response with everyone. Per the FMCSRs (§396.3), this is what is required: A Vehicle information…

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3 Keys to Fleet Safety Success!

Many motor carriers struggle with DOT compliance and fleet safety management. While there can be multiple reasons for this, our mission is to help you find solutions! We’ve found that our clients who excel in three specific areas are really a cut above the rest of the industry. Their focus on compliance and safety management…

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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 hosting…

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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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