Ask Thorn Valley – August 2020

Question #1: “I need your advice please. Currently our company has 133 CDL drivers between 11 locations and we plan to add more soon.  At what point would a company need a full time DOT Coordinator in your opinion?” Answer #1 from Tom Flaten – VP Field...

Ask Thorn Valley – July 2020

Ask Thorn Valley #1 (Tom Flaten – VP Field Operations) Question: What do you think of this firm that is developing technology that allows trucks to platoon; and if you would have safety issues with a fleet that planned on implementing their AI product? Below is...

Ask Thorn Valley – June 2020

Ask Thorn Valley #1 (Tom Nitza) Question: I was reviewing a motor carrier’s violation report and found this violation: 395.208 – The ELDs display screen cannot be viewed outside of the commercial motor vehicle. I looked up the regulatory citation and it...