Bill to Increase Carrier Insurance Reintroduced April 16, 2021 • by Vesna Brajkovic Legislation to ensure minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers are periodically adjusted to the inflation rate of medical costs has been reintroduced this week by U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D- Ill.). In 1980, Congress established $750,000 as the minimum insurance requirement for motor carriers
News Release Contact: Nicole Leandro, Manager of Communications, CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week Set for July 11-17 With Focus on Speeding Greenbelt, Maryland (April 6, 2021) – This year’s Operation Safe Driver Week will take place July 11-17 with an emphasis on speeding. During Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement
International Roadcheck Set for May 4-6 with Emphasis on Lighting and Hours of Service FEBRUARY 2, 2021 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set May 4-6 as the dates for this year’s International Roadcheck. Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. will conduct inspections on
DOT Clearinghouse Data Shows High Refusal Rate Scott Mogensen August 04th, 2020 Drug test refusals account for almost 15% of drug testing violations in the DOT Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. This is according to data released in the FMCSA’s December 2020 Monthly Summary Report. This report includes all drug and alcohol testing violation data that
‘Trucking has lost its buffer’: As Mayor Pete testifies for DOT head, a look at how Dem control in D.C. might change trucking Jason Cannon, CCJ chief editorJames Jaillet, CCJ executive editor JANUARY 22, 2021 Pete Buttigieg on Thursday made his first appearance in Washington as presumptive incoming head of the Department of Transportation (DOT).