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Truckers' safety management

How a TMS Supports Better Truckers’ Safety Management

A transportation management system (TMS) can play an instrumental role in truckers’ safety management programs and fleet management programs.

But why is a TMS an essential tool for carriers’ overall safety and profitability—especially small-to-mid-sized truckload carriers?

Unfortunately, in part, because these trucking companies need to protect themselves.

fleet driver safety program

How to Create a Fleet Driver Safety Program

If you’re a truckload carrier who is thinking about creating a fleet driver safety program for your truck drivers, here’s some information to get you started.
Also known as a carrier safety plan, trucking plan, or cooperative safety plan (CSP), fleet driver safety programs are relatively straightforward to set up. A CSP is a voluntary structured plan that motor carriers file with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to ensure…

New Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse rule

New Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Rule To Close Final Loophole

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Final Rule was published in late 2016 it was heralded as an important step forward for highway safety.
Sadly, the Clearinghouse rule failed to do the one thing that could ensure drivers don’t operate a CMV following a drug or alcohol violation: require state driver’s licensing agencies to take licensing action against these drivers.

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