Thorn Valley Safety

Holidays and Driving Safety Tips

This holiday season, be sure to watch out erratic and unsafe drivers. Wearing a seatbelt and being alert can save you and your families’ lives.

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Question: Do you believe a Laminated cab card could be used as the user manual DOT is requesting?

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Question: What does the red symbol mean in the status section of the company FMCSA Portal A&I activity report? If you're having the same problem, read more to find the answer.

Other Safety News

Thorn Valley brings you the latest from the safety community, including a truck whose bed was in the upright position and smashed into a highway sign, important information for diesel trucks in California and an OSHA citation that may cost an employer well over $1 million.

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"Does signing up for the monitoring service remove the need for a trucking company to have a current MVR in file based on Fed DOT rules?" See what Thorn Valley has to say about the best practices for original and computerized MVRs.

Safe Driving

Keep up to date on the current safe driving news! The FMCSA is amplifying its efforts to educate all drivers on how to better share the roads and drive safer around large trucks and buses, CMV drivers' abilities are tested with a road test as part of the Driver Qualification process, and the drivers responsible for the Skagit Bridge collapse accept fault.