DOT Inspections | What to Expect
Jul30

DOT Inspections | What to Expect

Are you serious about a career in the trucking industry? If so, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Transportation (DOT). In this blog, we’ll break down the six levels of a DOT inspection and cover any necessary regulations and requirements you’ll need to know about. Continue reading for your ultimate guide to DOT inspections! Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Sizes and Weights To begin, we’re going to cover the...

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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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PSP Reports | Everything You Need to Know
Sep20

PSP Reports | Everything You Need to Know

If you have ever considered a career in the transportation industry, chances are you’ve heard the term “PSP reports.” Carriers seem to care an awful lot about them and drivers seem to have lots of questions about them. PSP reports are certainly important to know about regardless of which side of the table you sit at. But, what exactly are they? The specific details of these reports can easily become unnecessarily...

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International Road Check 2017
Jun05

International Road Check 2017

Although as a truck driver you should always be prepared for a roadside inspection when you hit the highway, there is one week a year when it is especially important to have everything in line with your truck. What week do you ask? Well, the week that the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance does a 72-hour commercial motor vehicle inspection spree, of course! The Alliance is a nonprofit that focuses on commercial motor vehicle...

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Truck Inspections Show Increase In Out-Of-Service Orders
Nov15

Truck Inspections Show Increase In Out-Of-Service Orders

Brake Safety Week made big waves this past September as the CVSA cracked down on inspections, resulting in an increase in out-of-service orders. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance found that 13.2% of inspections resulted in out-of-service orders from brake issues. This is almost a one percent increase from last year’s 12.3% results. Focused on decreasing the amount of accidents caused by faulty brakes, the CVSA has implemented...

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