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Learn the Facts about Distracted Driving

[Source: EndDD (End Distracted Driving), 2017 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, Distracted Driving] How serious are the dangers? Deadly serious. Look at the facts: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a division of the U.S. Transportation Department, distracted driving is “any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task… Read More »

API Approves New Diesel Engine Oil Standards

[Source: American Petroleum Institute, 2017 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, Diesel, Oil] The American Petroleum Institute (API) announced that it has approved two new diesel engine oil standards, API Service Categories CK-4 and FA-4. These new categories resulted from years of collaborative effort between API’s Lubricants Group, the Truck & Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA) and the… Read More »

Rules Ban Telephoning While Driving

[2012; R-2017 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, Distracted Driving, Phone Use] The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), jointly with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), issued a final rule that restricts the use of hand-held mobile telephones by interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers (CMV) and intrastate hazmat drivers. The rule does not restrict… Read More »

Are Your Trucks in Compliance?

[2012; R-2017 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, Trucking Regulations] Are your trucks in compliance with state and federal laws? It might be worth your time and effort to do a quick review of your equipment to make sure they are. With the 2010 introduction of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA), more… Read More »