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False DAC Reporting Still Major Problem for CDL Drivers

Jun
19,
2014
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California based Worker’s Council Law Firm continues its work toward building a verifiable database relating to inaccuracies placed on professional CDL truck drivers’ DAC Reports. The Worker’s Council created the DAC Report Class Action Registry largely due to the response … Continue reading

Many sides of truckings’ mandatory detention pay dispute

Jun
2,
2014
4

  Lack of Detention Time Pay is nothing new, it’s been happening for years, so why all the talk now? Drivers are becoming fed up with a lot of things going on; Too many regulations and proposed rules, high fuel … Continue reading

FMCSA Must Focus on Trucking Industry Reality

Mar
5,
2014
2

In the era of CSA, more regulations continue to be placed upon the professional truck driver. Safety groups and industry decision-makers continue to believe that in order to increase safety, additional regulations are needed.  It has become an industry which … Continue reading

Trucking Industry- Know your driver

Jan
27,
2014
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  I remember roll call one evening when I was a young police officer in 1980.  We were discussing truckers and the threat those big rigs posed, not only from a highway safety perspective, but how they can be deadly … Continue reading

Is the Driver Shortage creating negligent hiring among carriers?

Dec
20,
2013
6

Being active in Social Media is time consuming, but the ability to share information with one another creates great benefits for all of us. While reading a thread on LinkedIn, I was going through a lot of the comments in … Continue reading

Utilizing Technology to increase Trucking Profitability

Dec
11,
2013
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Whether one is an owner operator, independent or fleet owner, the major key to financial success within the trucking industry is to know what your operating costs are and utilizing the means available to reduce them. The professional driver must … Continue reading

Trucking Industry Saves Millions in Driver Detention Pay

Oct
16,
2013
2

The Federal Government currently has approximately 4.1 million employees with an average annual salary of $78,500.  This figure would work out to be about $37.74 per hour. If each employee would work one hour a day for free, this would … Continue reading

Incoming Transportation Secretary Foxx will focus on safety, efficiency

Jul
2,
2013
1

Anthony Foxx, who most recently served as the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, has been confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation. In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate approved Foxx’s nomination in a 100-0 vote following a … Continue reading

New Release: ARENA 250 Roller Brake Tester

Jul
2,
2013
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Whether you’re driving a class 4, 5 or 7 vehicle, the latest brake testing technology from world renowned manufacturer Stoneridge Electronics is here to get your truck in tip-top shape, and keep your driver safe on the road. The recently-developed … Continue reading

TDSMC Speaker Launches Trucking Industry Compliance Service

Jun
6,
2013
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Well known trucking regulatory specialist and consultant, Richard Wilson has announced the opening of TCRG Consulting, LLC which is based out of Greenwood, Delaware. As President/CEO and Consulting Manager, Mr. Wilson has over 30 years experience of compliance and regulatory training … Continue reading

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