New ELD FAQs 02/04/2019 The ELD Frequently Asked Questions have been updated. Electronic Logging Devices The ELD FAQs are intended to provide plain language information regarding the ELD rule. They do not modify or replace applicable Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
Arlington, Virginia – Last night, American Trucking Associations announced its new team of 18 professional truck drivers to the 2019-2020 class of America’s Road Team. The drivers will immediately begin their service as the premier group of trucking industry ambassadors…
Congratulations to the winners of the ATA's 4th Annual Clay Shoot - 1st place; Sam Jocewicz (NCS, Inc.) - 2nd Place; Wesley Graff (Western Towing) - 3rd Place; Michael Jimenez (J&L Transportation, Inc.) - Best Female Score; Cheryl Phipps (J&L…
As the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway interchange with Interstate 10 emerges in west Phoenix, construction of the remaining ramps will require several weekend and overnight closures of I-10 during the first half of 2019, according to the Arizona Department…
Crews completing bridges, ramps and paving for Arizona’s largest highway project
Nearly two years after major construction began on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, construction on the state’s largest single highway project heads into the home stretch in 2019.
Progress is evident throughout the 22-mile corridor as crews put down asphalt pavement, complete bridges, build artistic sound walls and install message boards above the future travel lanes.
With design and construction of the South Mountain Freeway nearly two-thirds complete, crews have installed 20 miles of drainage pipe, laid 107,000 tons of asphalt pavement, moved 9.9 million cubic yards of dirt and used 10,800 tons of steel rebar for bridges, walls and other structures.
CVSA will hold its Industry Roadside Inspection Course – Driver Requirements at the Arizona Trucking Association in Tolleson, Arizona, on Feb. 4-8, 2019.
The focus of the training will be on all regulatory driver-related roadside requirements and out-of-service conditions. This course includes information on regulatory definitions, intrastate vs. interstate operations, commercial driver’s license (CDL) and driver qualification requirements, hazardous materials, hours-of-service rules, annual inspections on commercial motor vehicles and the DataQ filing process.
This course will provide industry with the necessary training to better understand the roadside regulatory requirements. The goal of the training is to provide course attendees with the tools and knowledge to achieve compliance with the roadside safety regulations and a better understanding of the relationship between regulatory requirements and out-of-service conditions.
CVSA Member fee is $995.00 – non CVSA Member fee is $1195.00
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The deadline for course registration is Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
| December 19, 2018
Cargo theft recording firm SensiGuard is warning truck drivers, trucking companies and shippers/receivers about increased cargo theft activity during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period.
The firm says the winter holiday shipping season has historically been one of the most dangerous times for cargo theft. This year, both holidays fall on Tuesday, creating two separate four-day weekends. SensiGuard says this leaves more opportunity for shipments to be left unattended or parked in unsecured locations for extended periods of time.
TruckPay – The First Mobile Platform To Be Awarded Permission To Operate In Arizona
To Replace Paper Haul-Sheets, Bills Of Lading, And Tickets For The Aggregates Industry
TENAFLY, N.J., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ADOT, in conjunction with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, DPS, have granted permission, as part of a pilot program, for aggregate haulers to use TruckPay’s state of the art mobile technology to replace the use of paper haul-sheets, bills of lading, and tickets.
TruckPay’s CEO, Barry Honig said, “We are very excited to have received ADOT’s and DPS’ approval for our technology. This is a win-win for both the aggregates industry and for ADOT/DPS. Today, the aggregate hauling industry is replete with paper. TruckPay eliminates all paper from every aspect of the aggregates logistics industry and also provides fleet tracking, for no additional cost. Aggregate businesses using TruckPay’s patent pending technology will see dramatic operational efficiencies that will directly impact bottom line performance.” Mr. Honig went on to say, “Law enforcement officers will be able to easily obtain the information they need to comply with state and federal transport regulations. Private companies and government agencies will now be able to manage large infrastructure projects more cost effectively, conserving taxpayer dollars.”
CVSA-certified enforcement personnel will conduct roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week, Sept. 16-22, in order to identify and remove CMVs with critical brake violations from our roadways…
The 2018 Arizona TDC class winners will be competing this week in Columbus, OH at the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC). TDC Coach Rick Lane (Shamrock Foods) has held practices the past few weeks to help our champions prepare for the NTDC.