Medallion has ZERO ELD/HOS Violations During 2018 Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual RoadCheck event is set for June 5-7, 2018 where law enforcement and inspectors will conduct Standard Level I Inspections in North America (United States and Canada) with a specific focus on Hours of Service (HOS).  Each 37-step inspection will include a full examination of … Read More

ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

A truck driver’s pre-trip inspection is critical to various things, including roadway and driver safety.  That’s why all truck drivers (also known as commercial vehicle drivers) should perform some basic steps in a pre-trip, and post-trip, inspection to ensure several things. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provided a … Read More

CA: Weekly Short-Term Restrictions Allowed in Electronic Format

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Permits Branch issued a memorandum stating weekly short-term restrictions for annual permits can now be legally displayed on electronic devices by drivers as opposed to hard copy, printed versions.  Previously, Caltrans required these restrictions be printed each week as part of their legal California … Read More

Taking Care of Truck Tires Could Result in Big Savings

Inspecting and caring for tires is a task not all truck drivers are excited to do, let alone have time to do, but if drivers knew more about how tires worked and could implement quicker inspections, the long term savings in tire maintenance expenses can be big. A recent article … Read More

Drivers Without an ELD Will be Placed Out of Service up to 10 Hours

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released a statement on Sunday, April 1 stating any driver operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) without a required and registered electronic logging device (ELD) or a grandfathered, automatic on-board recording device (AOBRD) will be placed out of service for 10 hours, and passenger-carrying … Read More