FMCSA Roadside Inspection Types
Feb01

FMCSA Roadside Inspection Types

Regardless of how long you’ve been driving, you probably never look forward to an FMCSA roadside inspection. Most drivers would prefer to maximize their time on the road so that they can maximize time with friends and family. Since inspections are time-consuming, drivers are left with less time behind the wheel or simply longer days. However, inspections are also incredibly important for regulating safety conditions for all...

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Exploring the DOT Speed Limiter Proposal
Sep07

Exploring the DOT Speed Limiter Proposal

On August 26 of this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released a proposal that would limit the speed of large commercial vehicles. It’s a joint effort by the DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The new speed limiter proposal would create safety standards that would require all new U.S. commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight...

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Stricter Fuel Standards to Take Effect in 2018
Jul10

Stricter Fuel Standards to Take Effect in 2018

It’s only rained twice this summer—once for 22 days and again for 35. Although some may argue that global warming is a myth, the long frigid winters, and irregular weather patterns are undeniable, and one cause of this erratic weather is the emission of greenhouse gasses. So what are greenhouse gasses, and how do they contribute to global warming? Essentially, greenhouse gasses, such as carbon dioxide, are released from human...

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