Operation Safe Driver Week Results Released by CVSA

Operation Safe Driver Week Results Released by CVSA

During Operation Safe Driver Week, July 15-21, 2018, a total of 57,405 citations and 87,907 warnings were issued to drivers throughout the week. Law enforcement made 42,144 contacts with CMV drivers, where 10,709 citations were issued. The top five citations issued to...

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Do Not Fall for Third Party UCR Scams

Do Not Fall for Third Party UCR Scams

Registration for 2019 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) is not currently open as UCR fees have not yet been approved by the FMCSA. Beware of scams and unauthorized agencies trying to collect fees for 2019 UCR. There is no “prepay” option for 2019 UCR fees or a fee...

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Livestock & Insect Carriers Exempted from the ELD Mandate

Livestock & Insect Carriers Exempted from the ELD Mandate

When the ELD Mandate went into full affect Livestock & Insect carriers were deemed exempted from this regulation. This exemption was to be in affect until the end of this fiscal year, September 30 th , 2018. The FMCSA recently extended this exemption through...

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DVIR Requirement Revised

DVIR Requirement Revised

As of December 18, 2014, drivers are no longer required to fill out daily vehicle inspection reports (DVIR) following a post-trip vehicle inspection when no equipment failure or safety concerns are present. Although, if a driver does identify equipment failure or...

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Final Ruling on ELDs

Final Ruling on ELDs

Any driver, who logs more then eight days in a consecutive 30 day period, will be required to use an electronic logging device that is considered a certified and a registered device with FMCSA. These devices will have to be connected to the engine so that drive time...

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Mandatory Drug Testing Requirement Reduced

Mandatory Drug Testing Requirement Reduced

Beginning January 1, 2016, the mandatory minimum required testing percentage for controlled substance will be lowered to 25 percent. After three consecutive years with the positive rate falling below 1.0 percent, the FMCSA has decided to lower the controlled substance...

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