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The 2023 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck Information
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds an annual three-day international roadcheck event. During this roadcheck, CVSA-certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor carrier, vehicle and driver safety.
FMCSA Sets Up New Phone Line for Portal and Clearinghouse Assistance
To better assist motor carriers, FMCSA has set up a new phone line for support with the FMCSA Portal.
FMCSA Waiver for CDL and Medical Cards
FMCSA has extended all CDLs due for renewal on or after March 1, 2020 valid until September 30, 2020.
PennDOT Reopens Additional Rest Areas
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reopening indoor facilities at 23 select rest areas across Pennsylvania to all motorists, including the 13 facilities in critical locations that were reopened March 18 with portable restrooms and handwashing facilities.
Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created a database called the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. This new database contains information pertaining to violations of the U.S. Department of Transportation controlled substances and alcohol testing program for CDL holders.
Fall Driving Tips For Truck Drivers
Each season presents its unique driving hazards, and fall is no exception. Follow the driving tips below to help keep you and those around you safe all fall long.
Spring Truck Driving Safety Tips
Although spring weather is typically less dangerous than winter, there are still hazards that can occur. It’s important to pay attention to the weather and be aware of your surroundings at all times.
Summer Safe Driving Tips
Summer weather means an increased chance of tractor issues, summer storms, and more road activity – construction, children playing outside, families on vacation and tourists visiting unfamiliar areas.
TWIC Cards: What It Is & Where To Get It
TWIC cards are essential for maritime security. In addition to the maritime sector, the TWIC may be required in the future for other security-sensitive transportation sectors, such as airports, railroads, chemical plants, and refineries.