Top 10 reported excuses for using a handheld device
Effective, January 3, 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations now prohibits drivers from using hand-held mobile phones
Ten Commandments of a Successful Expediter
I received some interesting feedback from my last blog, “Are you in or out?”
Are you In or Out?
Hi Everyone, I thought I'd shift gears today to address a growing phenomenon in our Expediting Community, Owner Operators who are taking a vacation or leaving the biz but attempting to "restart their business" a few months later.
Contract between the Motor Carrier and Owner Operator
The last 2 blogs I talked about ISO replacing the Trucker Form of Insurance and the MCS90/91X - pretty dry stuff I know!
What is the MCS90 and 91X
There's a lot of confusion about the MCS90 and 91X, what ARE they and do they really pay out for a claim no matter what?
How ISO changed Expediting Insurance
Last week I talked about the history of Trucking and FMCSA's regulations, but how has insurance for truckers changed? Insurance is a highly regulated industry.
History of Trucking
Anyone ever wondered how trucking GOT regulated and deregulated in the first place? Interesting story, back in the 1930s when the country was struggling to break out of the great Depression there were only a small number of...
Follow up on Convoy and Workshop
I feel like an Expediter lately...I'm never home. This past weekend John and I were at the 1st Annual Great Lakes Convoy for the Awareness, Prevention and Cure of Women's Cancers.
National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week
I just spent the past week in Orlando for my yearly Continuing Education requirements for my CIC designation, this is the class where Truck Insurance Specialists meet once per year to go over policy language...
Thanks to everyone out there for making John's CIS Sprinter Tour fun and informative. Being on the road for a couple of weeks makes us Muggles who are on the flip side of Expediting appreciate you Wizards who drive for weeks on end even more impressive.