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The Ultimate Weigh Station Guide

Weigh stations are a part of a trucker’s career and there is little way to avoid them entirely. Most drivers would agree that they just want to be on the road and on their way rather than stopped at a weigh station waiting for their turn to roll over the scales. Additionally, the absolute last thing truckers want is a DOT inspection or that dreaded red light while they are trying to deliver a load.     So, what’s the deal with weigh stations anyways?   The Weigh Station Basic...
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Regulations, Semi Trucks
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FMCSA is Announcing a Proposed Rule Changes

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Publishes Hours of Service Proposal to Improve Safety and Increase Flexibility for Commercial Drivers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on changes to hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.   “This p...
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Regulations, Semi Trucks
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ELD Laws and Personal Conveyance Time

What do drivers need to think about their personal conveyance time? And how do ELD laws affect that time?   Well, they’re being told not to overthink. Which is a good thing?   Personal conveyance time is the time that a driver is spent traveling to a location to rest, moving a truck during the driver's off-duty time if it’s required, eating or more. The “more” is where it can get confusing. What should be counted as a personal conveyance time?   Drivers and Persona...
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