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FMCSA – New ELD FAQs

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…

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South Mountain Freeway construction heads into home stretch in 2019

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.

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ATA hosting CVSA Industry Roadside Inspection Course – Driver Requirements

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

Click here for Industry Course Flyer

Click here to register for the CVSA Course

The deadline for course registration is Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

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Be wary of increased cargo theft activity around Christmas, New Year’s

CCJ Staff

| 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.

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