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4/4/2020
Truck drivers aren’t the only industry stakeholder working to rescue the U.S. from the clutches of the coronavirus. Read More

4/1/2020
Coming in to 2020, many carriers were happy to have survived last year and, thanks to federal tax cuts and a business-friendly White House going into a re-election campaign, were optimistic about what lie in store. Read More

4/1/2020
For fleets struggling to make payroll or other monthly obligations like debt payments or rent, the massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief act passed by Congress last week could offer some help, at least in the near term. Companies with fewer than 500 employees can take short-term loans from lenders that are required by the new federal law to be forgiven — if the money is used to pay employees or maintain other monthly payments over the next eight weeks. Read More

3/27/2020
During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, transportation and logistics providers are seeing increased demands for real-time shipment visibility, especially for certain loads, and for electronic payments to streamline cash flow while also safeguarding drivers and office personnel from human contact. Read More

3/27/2020
About two weeks ago, rising insurance costs and truck crashes with “nuclear” jury verdicts in excess of $10 million was the top-of-mind issue for fleet owners and executives. Read More

3/26/2020
Transportation is a very personal face-to-face business but shutdowns, quarantines and in-office employees now working remotely have strained workflows and time-tested policies. Read More

3/24/2020
FMCSA grants, until June 30, 2020, a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The Agency has initiated this action in response to the President’s declaration of a national emergency under 42 U.S.C. § 5191(b) related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read More

3/23/2020
Though the outlook for the economy and trucking is somewhat dismal, many fleets for now are busy trying to manage a surge in load demand from grocers and retailers looking to restock empty shelves in the wake of panic buying of late by consumers. Read More

3/23/2020
Recent closures at various state departments of motor vehicles (DMV) can make renewing a commercial license and filing an updated medical certificate more complicated than normal. Read More

3/18/2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Wednesday afternoon expanded its targeted suspension of hour of service regulations for truck and bus drivers hauling certain loads related to responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Now included are fuel; raw materials for items like toilet paper and alcohol related to manufacturing items like masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and disinfectants and more. Read More

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