‘News’ Category

FMCSA is Changing HOS… Again! 4 New HOS Rules.

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It’s been difficult to adjust to all the changes released by the FMCSA lately. The trucking industry would never have predicted the DOT to relax hours of service regulations. And yet, here we are. Scrambling to research, read, and absorb all the legal jargon thrown our way.

A docket for the outline of the final ruling has been released.... Read More

Uber Freight and CloudTrucks give Truckers New Opportunities

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Truckers have hit hard times; the Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the trucking industry. Many out of work truck drivers are turning to Uber, working in rideshare while the freight market in their sector is struggling.

Instead of sitting idle, they work for Uber because they can earn quick cash with little or no startup costs. An Uber... Read More

CSA Score Reduction, How to Challenge FMCSA Crash Rulings

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Compliance, Safety, Accountability. Professional drivers and trucking companies know this acronym all too well. The CSA program was designed to rank professional drivers based on their performance and safe driving.

If a driver is involved in an accident, they are awarded CSA points. The amount of CSA points given are based on the... Read More

Safety Managers’ Relief; The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

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The logistics industry is littered with chatter about the FMCSA’s new drug and alcohol clearinghouse. These new federal regulations change the way trucking companies and CDL holders report data. But what exactly is a clearinghouse?

A clearinghouse is an information hub. It is a source that collects and stores information for a set of users. In a... Read More

Speeding Tickets Jump Drastically during COVID-19

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If you asked 100 truck drivers what their dream highway looked like, you would likely get the same answer across the board: Decreased commuter traffic.

Many truck drivers have gotten their wish as commuters have been encouraged to shelter in place and work from home during the coronavirus pandemic.... Read More

Logistics Layoffs; How the Industry is Shifting

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The Coronavirus pandemic has had a larger impact economically than medically in the United States so far. Since December of 2019, nearly 1.4 Million additional workers have filed for unemployment. The total number of unemployment claims rose to 7.1 million as of the close of March 2020.

Comparatively, as of late April 2020, there have been 820,000... Read More

Work Zone Ahead – We’re in it Together

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National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW)

NWZAW is a nationwide effort between state DOTs, road safety organizations, government agencies and private companies like Infinit-I Workforce Solutions. Its purpose is to bring safety to the forefront of your mind, especially when you encounter work zones.

Why is it important?

Everyone has... Read More

Insurance – COVID-19 impacts Premiums and Renewals

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The financial effect of the Coronavirus pandemic has been widespread among the citizens and businesses of the United States. As many people are being temporarily laid off, the economy has taken a swift downturn. Most people are only purchasing essentials.

Many businesses have been forced to close their doors because of the loss of revenue. Some... Read More

Pre-planning During a National Pandemic

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, E-Commerce usage has increased as the desire for social interaction has decreased. Standard operating hours are becoming a rarity as businesses are operating with a decreased workforce. Pre-planning is no longer simply about your origin and destination. Because of the widespread panic caused by the Coronavirus, now you must be... Read More

If Truckers Stop, We All Stop

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The country has come to a grinding halt when it comes to social interaction. Citizens have been sheltering in place to avoid crowds in churches, schools, stores, etc. Employers have sent much of their workforce to their homes to conduct business. Self-isolation has become the nation’s hot... Read More

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