States with Strictest Texting-While-Driving Laws Ranked

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CVSA Reminds Motor Carriers of the Dec. 17, 2019, ELD Compliance Deadline

  • Effective Dec. 17, 2019, all motor carriers and drivers subject to FMCSA’s electronic logging devices (ELD) final rule must use an ELD. This deadline also pertains to grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDS) which will no longer be allowed under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to provide records of duty status as a substitute to a required ELD.

Off-site DOT Audits Dramatically Increased in FY 2019

  • FMCSA recently posted its final FY 2019 compliance audit numbers, and off-site audits increased more than 400% year-over-year. In FY 2019, FMCSA and its state partners conducted 1,012 off-site audits compared to just 238 in FY 2018. These numbers are still small compared to the total number of annual DOT audits, but there’s little doubt they will continue to rise sharply. Greater use of this tool means FMCSA will be reaching out to more carriers to check their compliance. As a reminder and a heads up, off-site reviews are typically initiated by FMCSA when a carrier has elevated scores in only 1 or 2 CSA BASICs. Read Full Article
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