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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: Transporting Hazardous Materials

Transportation, Safety, Hazardous Materials, fleet safety

As a fleet manager for commercial vehicles, you always want to safeguard the health of your business. From hiring the best employees to streamlining DVIR practices for your drivers, we understand that everything you do works towards upholding standards for your enterprise. 

That's why we aim to break down some of the complexities surrounding DOT Compliance and adherence to FMCSA guidelines. If your commercial business is involved with transporting hazardous materials, then you already know there are a bunch of regulations in place to stay DOT Compliant. Let's talk hazardous material transportation: who's liable to the regulations? What counts as hazardous material? And how do your drivers signal what they're transporting?

Hazmat Safety: It's the Law

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5 Ways to Attract the Best Customers for Your Transportation Business

business, Customers, Management, Transportation, Whip Around

The success of your transportation business hinges upon your ability to secure and retain the best customers. A strong customer base can generate new leads, stimulate cash flow, and enhance your industry reputation. Below are five ways that your transportation business can attract first-rate customers.

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10 benefits of conducting daily vehicle inspections

Enforcement, inspections, safe truck, servicing, truck, Trucking, tyres, Vehicles, Whip Around, compliance, driver vehicle inspection report, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Fleet, fleet maintenance, fleet management, FMCSA, Health and safety, international roadcheck, maintenance, Paperless, pre-trip, pre trip inpsections, saas, Safety, safety on the roads, tire safety, transport, Transportation

Inspecting your vehicle is probably something you know you should do, but mostly likely something you don't do often enough. In the major markets we operate in the commercial vehicle is classified as part of the workplace. Operators must ensure the work place is a safe environment for staff and vehicles are no exception! To ensure this you must firstly force your drivers to conduct vehicle inspections before every shift and secondly have a robust system in place so that you and your management team are notified in real-time to any defects. Only a digital platform such as Whip Around will afford this crucial requirement.

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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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Noticeable Changes In Copenhagen When Transportation Goes Green

Carbon emissions, Emissions, energy efficient trucks, Environment, Green, Transportation, Trucking

In a recent article from The New York Time's, Copenhagen hits the mark on going green when it comes to transportation. With a huge focus on recycling and cutting down on the amount of traffic, the impacts of going green are making quite an impact on air quality. One portion of the article explains:

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How Smartphones And Tablets Can Streamline Your Fleet Operation

apps, Electronic Inspection, inspections, Mobile, mobile fleet management, mobile tech, Paperless, pre trip inpsections, saas, Technology, Transportation, Trucking, Vehicles, Whip Around, work apps

Field based worker on the Whip Around - Mobile Inspection Platform  
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Distracted Driving: Cell Phones, Hamburgers, and Social Media!

bus, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, compliance, FMCSA, Health and safety, Inpections, Roading, Safe, Safety, transport, Transportation, Trucking, Whip Around

A distracted driver
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Trucking Couples Couple Increased Earning with Quality Time

Couples, efficient trucks, Love, Transportation, Trucking, Trucking News, Vehicles, Whip Around, work

A Happy Trucking Couple
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Avoid Driving Drowsy: Drivers Lacking Sleep

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, compliance, Enforcement, fleet safety, Health and safety, international roadcheck, road check, Safe, safe truck, Safety, transport, Transportation, Trucking, Trucking News, Vehicles, Whip Around

 

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Use the Latest Mobile Technology to Manage Your Fleet

android, apps, compliance, driver vehicle inspection report, DVIR, Electronic Inspection, fleet safety, Health and safety, Inpections, inspection, Mobile, mobile fleet management, mobile tech, saas, Safety, Technology, transport, Transportation, Trucking, Vehicles

Do you manage a fleet of trucks or other vehicles? If you do, you should be using the latest technology to help you organize your fleet and save you time and money. We have developed a mobile app that allows you to communicate with your vehicle drivers remotely. The drivers will be able to conduct regular inspections and send you the results in real time. All reports can be stored in the cloud, making them accessible wherever you are from any device. Here are some benefits to using our app.

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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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DVIR (Pre-Trip Inspections) – Are you still using paper-based forms?

DVIR, Electronic Inspection, Enforcement, FMCSA, Inpections, Logistics, NZTA, pre-trip, Roading, saas, Safety, transport, Transportation, Trucking, Vehicles, Whip Around

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