Collision Frequency Facts

50 to 75% of all motor carrier collisions occur when the driver is either backing or turning.¬† These low-speed maneuvers cost companies and drivers hundreds of thousands of dollars each year. Frequent traffic and mirror checks are required to prevent these collisions. Before moving a driver should (1) determine the best path for his vehicle,…

CDL SELF-CERTIFICATION

Commercial drivers have less than 30 days to contact their state licensing agencies to (1) inform them of the kind of driver they are , and (2) to provide a copy of their current medical card. This information MUST BE provided by January 30, 2014. Any interstate driver who does not complete this process by…

UCR Registration

You may be questioned about UCR registration in a roadside inspection. The UCR registration is an annual fee and filing made by every motor carrier every year; it registers the carrier and its drivers with every state in the continental United States and pays annual state fees. There is no printed evidence of this registration…

Occupational Accident Insurance

Effective January 1, 2014 the rate for your Occupational Accident Insurance has increased. You will see this increase reflected on 2014 ¬†settlement sheets. Still the best bargain in the trucking industry, Occupational Accident insurance provides payment of medical and major medical expenses, prescriptions, a weekly short term disability payment, ambulance service, and a whole lot…