Driving Safety Tips Feb18

Driving Safety Tips

TweetCar accidents have killed more people in the United States than all the nation’s wars, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Improvements in vehicle design, road design and seat belt use have reduced accident fatalities, but motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause...

Highway Truck Fatali...

TweetA new report from the DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that the number of large truck occupant fatalities increased by 8.9% between 2011 and 2012 up to 697. In 2011, the number of deaths was 20% higher than in 2010. Despite the increase in the past few...

Illegal Brokerage Am...

TweetOn October 1, the FMCSA issued a Final Rule that adopts regulations required by MAP-21. The rule includes the provision which sets a minimum financial security of $75,000 for brokers and freight forwarders, including carriers that occasionally broker loads. In the Final Rule, the FMCSA...

CSA and improving dr...

TweetDuring his luncheon address to fleet executives at the 2013 CCJ Fall Symposium in Scottsdale, Ariz., American Trucking Associations chairman and president of Bullog Hiway Express Phil Byrd, Sr., said three key legislative focuses for ATA in 2014 are electronic logging devices, rolling...

Define an OTR Driver Jun11

Define an OTR Driver

TweetAn over-the-road driver, or OTR driver, can be defined as a person with a transportation job which involves driving a semi-trailer truck long distances. These long-haul drivers might work regionally, or they may travel to any of the 48 states and to parts of Canada. Function OTR drivers...

How Much Do Car Insu...

TweetSeveral factors contribute to the car insurance rates you pay. Insurance companies generally consider your age, gender, driving history, occupation, the make and model of the vehicle you drive and where you live when determining the cost of the premium it will charge you. Drivers under...