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15May 2020

FMCSA: New hours of service regulations

On May 14, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued the final rule updating the hours-of-service regulations. According to Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Transportation[1], these new rules give professional drivers more options when planning their days. They will be able to re [...]

20April 2020

ELDs – Choose Well and Attract Drivers

Much has been written about ELD’s since the beginning of the ELD Rule Awareness and Transition Phase in February 2016. Discussion however, has occurred mostly from the perspective of transport industry authorities, and carrier and shipper organizations–covering the primary benefits of rigorously en [...]

8April 2020

Tips for Effective Communication in Times of Crisis

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was announced by the World Health Organization, we have been facing an ever-changing situation. Every day, new guidelines are communicated in various sectors of society, and the transport industry is no exception. As an essential service, trucking is adapting to reality [...]

8April 2020

Roadside Inspections and COVID-19 HOS Exemptions

As truck drivers hold the fort out on the roads, providing essential services for which we are all immensely grateful, the last thing they need is added stress of any kind. This includes the stress of roadside inspections, should they get stopped on their route, as authorities also go about their j [...]

2April 2020

ELDs in Canada: What Carriers Need to Know

The countdown has begun. The use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) will be mandatory by June 12, 2021, for heavy-duty vehicles belonging to extra-provincial companies in Canada. Ten months after the announcement made by Minister Marc Garneau, you may be wondering where things stand with Transpor [...]

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