CVSA’s Annual Safe Driving Crackdown 2019

CVSA’s annual unsafe driving crackdown taking place July 14-20, 2019   | The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Operation Safe Driver Week, which focuses on unsafe driving of both trucks and cars, will take place July 14-20, with a focus on speeding. Law enforcement officers during the week will be looking for speeders during the [...]

July 8th, 2019|

UCR Registration Update

***    2018 UCR Registration Delay ***   Dear Motor Carrier, Broker, Leasing Company or Freight Forwarder: While we believe a new rule setting final fees is imminent, the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Board of Directors is delaying until further notice the start of the 2018 registration period while the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) [...]

December 8th, 2017|

ELD Transition

With the Dec. 2017 "due date" for using electronic logging devices, or ELDs — or their predecessor automatic on-board recording devices — in commercial motor vehicles about nine months out, Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Office of Compliance and Enforcement, has advice and a few requests for carriers during this [...]

March 16th, 2017|

FMCSA’s New Medical Form Requirements

Effective April 20, 2016, all Certified Medical Examiners will be required to use new medical certification forms for commercial motor vehicle drivers. If your drivers are preparing to take a DOT physical, here are a few tips to ensure compliance in this area. These new forms are part of the FMCSA's final rule on medical certification which [...]

April 21st, 2016|


The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's 2016 International Roadcheck will take place June 7-9 at dozens of locations throughout North America. This year’s emphasis is tire safety. Approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial, territorial and federal inspectors will check large trucks and buses during the world’s biggest targeted-enforcement program for commercial motor vehicles. While inspectors perform [...]

April 20th, 2016|


The electronic logging device (ELD) rule is intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier, faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status (RODS) data. For carriers using AOBRDs (automatic onboard recording devices) before the rule compliance date December 18, 2017, the rule will replace AOBRDs [...]

March 22nd, 2016|