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  • 04/13/2020 5:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Along with relaxed hours-of-service rules and postponement of license renewals, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now issuing “reasonable flexibility” guidance related to drug and alcohol testing for drivers because of the current health emergency.

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  • 04/13/2020 5:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Although the stock market enjoyed its best week since 1974 with the S&P jumping 12.1%, mostly on news that the federal government will pump more than $2.2 trillion into the economy in the wake of the corona virus health emergency, some equity analysts predict the country is in for economic hard times. 

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  • 04/04/2020 4:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

    Loan Information

    The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.

    SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept o

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  • 03/25/2020 8:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As with the deadline for attaining a California Real ID, which has been postponed due to the current health crisis, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will allow truck drivers to continue driving even if their licenses have expired. Drivers whose licenses will have expired as of March 1 will now have until June 30 to renew commercial driver licenses (CDL), learner permits (CLP) and medical certifications.

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  • 03/25/2020 8:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In response to the corona virus crisis, the Trump Administration has suspended hours-of-service (HOS) laws at the federal level in order to facilitate the transport of medical supplies and essential consumer goods. For the first time since they went into effect in 1938, HOS rules will no longer limit the amount of time a driver can be on the road.

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  • 02/29/2020 12:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ਇਲੈਕਟ੍ਰਾਨਿਕ ਲੌਗਿੰਗ ਉਪਕਰਣ (ਈ.ਐਲ.ਡੀ.), ਜੋ ਕਿ ਡਰਾਈਵਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਸੇਵਾ ਦੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਨੂੰ ਟਰੈਕ ਕਰਦੇ ਹਨ, ਲੌਜਿਸਟਿਕ ਸਪਲਾਇਰ ਕਹਿੰਦੇ ਹਨ ਉਤਪਾਦਨ ਸ਼ਿੱਪਰਜ਼ ਦਾ ਉਤਪਾਦਨ ਸਮੇਂ ਸਿਰ ਮਾਰਕੀਟ ਵਿੱਚ ਲਿਆਉਣ ਲਈ ਇਹ ਇਕ ਪ੍ਰਮੁੱਖ ਮੁੱਦਾ ਬਣੇ ਹੋਏ ਹਨ। ਇਹ ਇਸ ਸਾਲ ਉਦਯੋਗ ਦਾ ਸਭ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਡਾ ਮੁੱਦਾ ਹੋ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ, ਸ਼ਾਇਦ ਇਸ ਲਈ ਕਿ ਇਹ ਡਰਾਈਵਰਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਮਾਲ ਲੋਡ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਵਧੇਰੇ ਦਬਾਅ ਲਾਗੂ ਕਰਦਾ ਹੈ। ਆਮ ਨਾਲੋਂ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾ ਲੋਡ ਹੋਣ ਦੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਅਤੇ ਈਐਲਡੀ ਨਿਯਮਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਅੰਤਮ ਤਬਦੀਲੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ, ਯੂਐਸ-ਮਾਰਕੀਟ ਦੇ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾਤਰ ਸ਼ਿੱਪਰਜ਼ ਸਮੇਂ ਸਿਰ ਟਰੱਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਲੋਡ ਕਰਨ ਲਈ ਸੰਘਰਸ਼ ਕਰ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ, 

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  • 02/29/2020 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In its continuing efforts to bolster the southern border with Mexico, the Trump Administration has requested $18.2 billion for Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including $2 billion for 82 miles of new border wall, in its 2021 budget. 

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  • 02/05/2020 8:36 AM | Deleted user

    Ellen Voie, CAE, PDC

    Each year the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) asks drivers and carriers about their top concerns.  As you can imagine, the drivers list differs from the trucking companies’ list, but some issues do affect both groups significantly.

    Detention and delays at customer facilities was one of the issues that were important to both groups.  It was the fifth concern for drivers and number six on the list for carriers.  Delays at the loading docks reduce a driver’s productivity and decrease the level of compensation for both drivers and their companies.

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