What to expect with 2019’s Roadcheck Inspection spree

Violations that put your trucks out of service are dangerous to drivers and bad for business. It’s important to keep the trucks in your fleet well maintained and compliant with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). 2019 Roadcheck Inspection The International Roadcheck is set for June 4-6, 2019. Every year, during the CVSA’s Roadside Inspection[…]

National Work Zone Awareness Week

On average, over 700 fatalities occur in work zones each year determined by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week In an effort to protect our drivers and workers, the FMCSA created National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). NWZAW is an annual event bringing awareness to work zone safety[…]

a trucker preparing for the CVSA's annual inspection blitz

CVSA Announces Annual Inspection Blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced two annual events to improve road safety among commercial vehicles. The first is the International Roadcheck set for June 5 through June 7, a 72-hour blitz across North America to check driver and commercial vehicle compliance. The second is the annual Operation Safe Driver Week set for July[…]

truck driver marijuana

The Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the Trucking Industry

  Right now, four states and Washington D.C. have legalized recreational marijuana usage. Other states allow medical marijuana for the treatment of certain illnesses, diseases, and disorders. While legalization has not taken place at the federal level and there are plenty of drivers who don’t live in states where it is legal, it’s still having[…]

self driving trucks on the highway

How Will Self Driving Vehicles Impact the Trucking Industry?

Are autonomous, self-driving vehicles inevitable? And if so, how is this going to impact the trucking and transportation industry? What is a Self Driving Vehicle? First it helps to understand the technology currently available. While the terms “autonomous” and “self driving” are sometimes used interchangeably, they mean two different things. Autonomous vehicles look much like[…]