June 2021 Newsletter

Is it a Crime to Falsify my Logbook? Often times, the thought comes up to falsify your logs to get where you need to be. The U.S. criminal code section 18 U.S.C. § 1001 says it’s a felony when any individual “makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any …

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May 2021 Newsletter

General Transport Newsletter – May 2021 CVSA International Roadcheck It is that time of year again! The Commericial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Week is May 4-6th. This years’ focus is on hours of service and lighting. On the vehicle, “lamps inoperable” (49 CFR §393.9) was the top violation, as it is most years. …

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April 2021 Newsletter

Avoiding a Side Swipe Accident The best way to avoid a sideswipe accident is to avoid unnecessary lane changes. We know that you cannot do your job without changing lanes, so here are some best practices and tips to avoid a collision. • Signal early • Check mirrors (utilize all mirrors) • Lean and look …

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