Browsing Archive: March, 2014

FMCSA shuts down two Motor Carriers.

Posted by Wesley Waters on Monday, March 24, 2014, In : Transportation News 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it has shut down two separate trucking companies; both were issued imminent hazard out-of-service orders for various violations.

According to FMCSA, GEG Construction, Inc., based in Indian Orchard, Mass. was placed out of service because it failed to have a system in place requiring drivers to conduct a proper vehicle inspection. The carrier also failed to conduct proper repairs and maintenance on its vehicles. The fleet even operat...

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Recent Lawsuit challenging DataQs

Posted by Wesley Waters on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, In : Transportation News 

A recent lawsuit reguarding DataQ challenges was filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) on behalf of its members and resulted in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreeing to hear the case. The ruling allows the association to file a federal district court challenge.

The case was filed because the OOIDA’s claims that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) refuses to remove certain safety events from its Safety M...

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DOT Compliance Resource Links

Criterion Drug and Alcohol Testing
NC Department Of Revenue (Motor Fuel Tax Forms)
N.C. Department of Public Safety(State Highway Patrol)
NCDOT Oversize/Overweight(Permits Unit)
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)
International Fuel Tax Association Inc (IFTA)
North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA)