Tag Archives: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

DOT Inspections: What All Truckers Need to Know

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires every commercial motor vehicle to be assessed once every 12 months by a qualified inspector. They ensure trucks are in good working condition and improve the safety of truckers and those with whom they share the road. These inspections must be treated as a

FMCSA Publishes Proposed HOS Rule Changes

Revisions would help prevent driving fatigue and save truckers money     The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has officially proposed changes to relax truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The possible revisions follow months of discussions with truck drivers, driver and carrier groups and other industry stake holders as well as a series of

What’s New at Xtreme Trucking?

Owner Travis Nelson founded Xtreme Trucking in 2007 with just one truck and a leased refrigerated trailer. Since then, it’s grown quickly to emerge as one of the most progressive and fastest-growing carriers in the Midwest. The company now partners with almost every major shipper in the refrigerated truck field, including many well-known household brands.