Biennial Updates are one of many pieces of paperwork operators must frequently manage. Luckily for you, US Compliance Services is here to help! The FMCSA collects and stores information about every commercial vehicle. This information is tied to your DOT Number. The FMCSA can levy fines if you fail to update or provide inaccurate information.…

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It’s easy to get confused with all the regulations surrounding DOT number requirements. Luckily, US Compliance Services is here to help guide you through the red tape and make the process seamless. The FMCSA is the governing body under the Department of Transportation in charge of commercial vehicle safety. They set the regulations for commercial…

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NHTSA announce mandatory underride protection for truck trailers. “NHTSA’s priority is the safety of everyone on our roads,” said Dr. Steven Cliff, NHTSA’s Administrator. “This new rule [mandatory underride guards] will improve protection for passengers and drivers of passenger vehicles while also meeting a critical mandate from Congress under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.” https://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/underride-protection-truck-trailers Crash-collisions…

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FMCSA announced federally mandated speed limiters. The National Roadway Safety Strategy identified speed as a significant factor in fatal crashes and speed management as a primary tool to reduce serious injuries and fatalities. https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/speed-limiters Limiting commercial vehicle Crash-Collisions has always been the primary goal of the FMCSA. Obviously every owner-operator has this same idea in…

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Alcohol Awareness Month started in 1987.     A big part of the work of Alcohol Awareness Month is to point out the stigma that still surrounds alcoholism and substance abuse in general. For many, denial is a common trait among those struggling with alcoholism or alcohol abuse.1 They often underestimate the amount they drink, the…

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It’s already April, which is hard to believe in itself. But, even more astonishing are the statistics related to Distracted Driving. From 2012 to 2020 approximately 29,000 people died in the United States of America. All of which were involving distracted driving. In the year 2020 alone 8% of all fatal crashes involved distracted driving. …

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It Will Never Happen To Me! “I will never get into a crash-collision.” “I’m a super great driver.”  You may never say these words out loud. But, your brain may be thinking otherwise. And, this may cause you to unknowingly make poor choices.  The purpose of this article is to bring awareness of the prevalence…

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Owning a business is tough work. Being in the trucking industry is probably harder these days than a lot of other industries. Because of this in this article, you will learn about some very valuable FREE resources for owner-operators. SBA Whether you are a business owner, or a contract employee, the Small Business Association is…

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Cost Breakdown of gas per gallon

In the article we take a deep dive into the current state of gas prices and why gas prices continue to rise.  We explore ways to save money on your fuel expenses, including new Technologies and and resources you very well may not have heard about. Gas prices. Why are they so high right now?…

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Commercial Vehicle Work Zone Safety

Let’s Talk Numbers. 5% versus 33%. On the subject of commercial vehicle work zone safety, there is quite a difference between those two percentages. But let’s look at a different scenario, and weigh those numbers against each other in terms of odds at a casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. We hope you’ll pay attention to…

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