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Hours of Service: Back to Basics

What are the rules, and who’s responsible for what — especially when you’re both the driver and the carrier?

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Risk & Reward, Part 3: Industry, FMCSA at odds over CSA

This article is part of a yearlong, in-depth series on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program that analyzes two full years’ worth of data — December 2010 (the program’s beginning) to December 2012.  Working with CCJ and Overdrive publisher Randall-Reilly Business Media’s RigDig Business Intelligence unit, we analyzed inspection and scoring data at the end of the Compliance Safety Accountability program’s second year since going live in December 2010. Here we report the results of that analysis, offering insights into enforcement patterns and what you can do to keep your business in the clear. This is the final part in a three-part series.

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Safest fleets honored by NPTC/Bridgestone Bandag

CINCINNATI. Companies that experienced the lowest ratio of accidents per million miles for the past year were honored here Tuesday at the National Private Truck Council Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition along with fleets that have made “outstanding and/or improved safety records based on their crash rates.”

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