Safety Review Audits

The safety review audit is an important part of the trucking industry for several reasons, and it is nothing to fear. Being prepared, though, will ensure you make it through the examination with little trouble. Part of the preparation you need will be an understanding of about how the audit is conducted, what is required…

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Prep for Trucking DOT Audit

Knowing that you are about to face a federal Department of Transportation (DOT) audit on your commercial motor vehicle (CMV) business is always alarming. Even if you’ve been maintaining your records and following all the rules and regulations required, it’s human nature to feel wary and nervous beforehand. Since DOT gives very little notice of…

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Top Panel Award Plaque 2018

We are excited to announce that US Compliance Services won an award for the 2018 Boise Award in the Trucking Compliance Company category by the Boise Award Program..  Below, you will find that we have copied and pasted the press release that the Boise Award Program posted on their website found here: https://boiseid.rivate.org/PressReleaseub.aspx?cc=BAU-BN44-ACC. ENJOY 🙂 “US…

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What Is a USDOT Number

A Department of Transportation (DOT) number is a number the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, assigns to registered commercial vehicles. All carrier vehicles that weigh more than a certain amount, carry specific amounts of paying passengers or operate between state lines require DOT numbers. In most U.S. states, local DOT requirements also apply. The legal requirements pertaining…

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Starting a Trucking Business

The trucking industry plays a vital role in the U.S. economy. Across North America, thousands of companies operate on a local, regional, national and international scale, transporting goods across county, state, country and province lines. Starting a successful trucking company requires an understanding of trucks, routes, transport laws and industry patrons. Not sure if you…

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