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DOT Compliance Tips: Licenses & Permits

Pre-Trip Fleet Vehicle Inspection, safety on the roads, pre trip inpsections, DOT

The trucking industry is heavily regulated at the state, federal, and international level. There are numerous rules and regulations that carriers must obey in order to legally operate, and achieve DOT compliance. The most complex federal rules and regulations pertain to vehicle licensing, trip permits, and the IFTA fuel tax. Navigating these rules can be a challenge, even for companies that have been in business for years. Despite this, it is imperative that carriers follow the letter of the law, otherwise they face stiff fines and penalties and may even risk losing their authority altogether.

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DOT Compliance Tips: Load (Cargo) Securing

Training, Transportation, DOT, Cargo Loading

The United States economy depends on trucks to deliver nearly 70 percent of all freight transported annually in the U.S., accounting for $671 billion worth of manufactured and retail goods transported by truck in the U.S. alone.
- U.S. Special Delivery

Commercial motor vehicles deliver billions of dollars of freight to United States destinations every year. Many of these loads include heavy items such as vehicles, containers, lumber, and concrete pipes. Transportation companies are responsible for ensuring that these goods are safely positioned and secured on commercial vehicles. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has established guidelines and rules to help ensure that loads are properly secured in order to prevent loads from shifting or accidentally dumped during the shipping process. Below are six DOT load securing compliance tips for companies in the transportation and construction industries.

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DOT Compliance Tips: Driver Training and Qualification

Driver, DOT, DVIR, Training

If you own or manage a fleet of commercial vehicles, you know that DOT Compliance is an integral part of your job. You also know that employing the best drivers is paramount to maintaining your reputation, ensuring standards, and delivering the best to your customers and clients. It's important to integrate Department of Transportation guidelines with your hiring and employment process, so that you're not only finding the most qualified drivers for the job—but also satisfying federal and state regulations.

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DOT Compliance Tips: Drug and Alcohol Testing for Drivers

DOT, Health and safety, regulation, Truck Driver

If you manage, or own a fleet, of commercial vehicles, we don't need to tell you that DOT Compliance can be a complex aspect of your job. Especially when it comes to making sure your drivers are compliant with the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) rules, it's important to break down each regulation carefully.

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A Look At What Your DVIR Requires

DOT, DVIR, Safety, Truck Driver, Trucking

A DVIR must show the previous inspection report that can be signed off by the driver - Whip Around 
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Top 3 Things to Look for When Choosing an Electronic DVIR

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, CVSA, DOT, Driver, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Fleet, FMCSA, Health and safety, Safety, Technology

With the right electronic DVIR, you can save tremendous amounts of time. 

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Why Your Company Should Maintain A Daily Vehicle Inspection Regimen

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, CVSA, DOT, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, fleet safety, FMCSA, Health and safety, inspections, Pre-trip Inspections, road check, Safety, Trucking

Whip Around streamlines the vehicle inspection process, making it seamless
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How Preventative Maintenance Can Increase Your Fleet Efficiency

inspections, Trucking, apps, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, compliance, DOT, driver vehicle inspection report, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Fleet, fleet maintenance, fleet management, fleet safety, international roadcheck, maintenance, mobile fleet management, Paperless, pre-trip, Safety, Tech, Technology, transport, Transportation

The Whip Around Mobile App prompts the driver to look for areas that need regular attention to ensure the fleet is running at its optimal level.  
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Whip Around into Electronic Daily Vehicle Inspection Reporting

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, CVSA, DOT, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Fleet, FMCSA, Health and safety, inspections, Paperless, Safety, Technology

Whip Around's Teams Module in the Manager's Dashboard  
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5 Serious Benefits of Implementing an eDVIR system

inspections, safe truck, Whip Around, compliance, Digital, DOT, driver apps, driver vehicle inspection report, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, fleet apps, fleet maintenance, fleet management, fleet safety, FMCSA, Mobile, Paperless, pre-trip, pre trip inpsections, Safety, Technology

 

Whip Around eDVIR manager's dashboard  
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Avoid Costly Brake Violations with These Three Tips

Brakes, Enforcement, Safe, safe truck, servicing, Trucking, Vehicles, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, CVSA, DOT, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Faulty equipment, Fleet, FMCSA, Health and safety, Inpections, Law, maintenance, road check, Safety, safety on the roads, transport, Transportation

Road Check 2016 | Checking Brakes
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The Importance of a Pre-Trip Inspection

compliance, DOT, Faulty equipment, New App Features, pre-trip inspection, Safety, truck, Trucking, Trucking News

As a follow up to his interview on pre-trip planning, Randy Cornell, former driver and now the VP of Maintenance for Con-way Truckload, shares his knowledge regarding pre-trip inspections.

 

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