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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