Author Archives: Zach Erkkila

What You Should Know About Hiring a New Commercial Truck Driver

What You Should Know About Hiring a New Commercial Truck Driver Are you prepared to hire commercial truck drivers for your trucking company? There are many challenges that come with running any company, but operating a trucking company brings a … Read More

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How Can Medications Effect a DOT Physical Exam?

How Can Medications Effect a DOT Physical Exam? If you employ commercial motor vehicle drivers, then you are probably aware that your drivers are required to complete a DOT physical exam every two years. What you may not know is … Read More

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Why You Need to Report Hazardous Materials Spills

Why You Need to Report Hazardous Materials Spills   When you, or drivers employed by your business, are transporting hazardous materials, there is a long list of regulations to follow, including the proper labeling of the material, safety ratings, driver … Read More

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Avoid Hefty Fines by Following Hazardous Materials Regulations

Avoid Hefty Fines by Following Hazardous Materials Regulations When a part of your business involves the transporting of hazardous materials, it is crucial that you fully understand all the regulations and procedures required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration … Read More

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The Importance of Quarterly Fuel Tax Reporting

The Importance of Quarterly Fuel Tax Reporting   When your business employs the use of commercial motor vehicles, there are many regulations to pay attention to. This includes driver safety requirements and a seemingly endless list of standards to follow … Read More

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How Do You Know if You Need A USDOT Number?

How Do You Know if You Need a USDOT Number?   There are a lot of regulations and requirements that come with operating a trucking company or employing CMV drivers. This includes strict adherence to the regulations and standards outlined … Read More

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How to Avoid DOT Violations and Fines

How to Avoid DOT Violations and Fines   The Department of Transportation (DOT) has a series of regulations that all drivers and companies are required to follow. When these regulations are not followed, you or your drivers could be fined. … Read More

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CMV Driver Safety Tips – The Importance of Truck Inspections

  CMV Driver Safety Tips – The Importance of Truck Inspections Being a commercial motor vehicle driver requires spending hours on the road. Traveling the highways, full of other drivers, CMV drivers need to be fully aware of their surroundings … Read More

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CMV Safety Belt Program Facts and Stats

CMV Safety Belt Program Facts and Stats The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) has a number of different safety rules, programs, and regulations in place to help ensure the safety of both drivers and other motorists. One such program … Read More

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Top Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety Tips

Top Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety Tips Even a well-trained driver can occasionally overlook certain safety considerations. That is why both drivers and companies that employ drivers should review the top CMV driving tips every now and again, to refresh … Read More

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