FMCSA Shelves Carrier Safety Fitness Determination

FMCSA Shelves Carrier Safety Fitness Determination Posted on 24 Mar, 2017 By Kevin Scullin   The Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) has been postponed. Brokers are disappointed that they still won’t have a clear guideline to help select safe carriers. The carriers themselves wanted to kill the rule, because the guidelines were based on safety data […]

Truck Driver is the Most Common Job in Most States

Truck Driver is the Most Common Job in Most States By Matt Sullivan, DAT Solutions   A lot of jobs that were pretty common 40 years ago aren’t so common anymore. There aren’t as many farmers as there used to be. The same thing is true for jobs like secretary and machine operator. But one […]

2013 HOS Rule Is Gone for Good

2013 HOS Rule Is Gone for Good By Matt Sullivan – DAT Solutions   It’s official: The 2013 HOS restart rules are no more.  The 2013 version of the 34-hour restart rule required drivers to be off-duty for two periods from 1AM to 5AM before they could go back to work, and the restart could only […]