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Owner-operators and small fleets remain in crosshairs of DOT’s offsite audits

February 18, 2021

This article was posted on Overdrive by James Jaillet. View the original article here.   In a trend that exploded […]

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Motor Carriers in California who retain Owner Operators or Independent Contractors-BEWARE

September 19, 2018

Dynamex Operations West. v. Superior Court (April 30, 2018) Earlier this week, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision […]

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Cell Phone Policies Industry Updates

Oregon’s Newest Distracted Driving Law

October 1, 2017

House Bill 2597 revises Oregon’s hands-free law. The new law prohibits drivers from using any function of devices that require […]

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ELDs (Electronic logging devices) – Not a Matter of ‘If,’ but ‘When’

March 12, 2014

Many companies are actively investigating on-board technology because of the wide range of benefits they can offer. Others are waiting […]

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Guidance for Freight Brokers, Forwarders, Shippers, Receivers, Motor Carriers, and Drivers

August 27, 2012

Hiring and Contracting TRU-Carrier Transport of Perishable Goods on California Highways. Beginning January 1, 2013, California law will require the […]

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Idling Law Update (With Printable Cab Card)

January 19, 2012

ATRI Updates Online Idling Regulations Compendium for 2012 2012 Idling laws in US (pdf) Printable Idling Law Cab Card (pdf) […]

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Backup Alarm Law in California

September 8, 2011

California Backup Alarm Law passed July 14, 2011

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Proposed “Hours of Service” change for interstate drivers

December 6, 2010

PDF Summary of proposed changes

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No bulkhead? Don’t forget to use a penalty strap

August 24, 2010

If your flatbed trailers are not equipped with bulkheads, header boards, or any other type of front-end structure that prevents […]

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TWIC – Transportation Worker Identification Credential

August 1, 2010

Required for all personnel requiring unescorted access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Administration regulated facilities (ports) and vessels. […]

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