How Does a DWI Affect Commercial Drivers? The DWI limitation for a breathalyzer test for commercial drivers is even lower than it is for an individual driving their own vehicle.04%. Anything that amount or above, for a commercial driver, is driving while intoxicated. Commercial drivers have to pay particular care in determining whether or not…
Baker bill toughens rules for commercial drivers
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled legislation Friday aimed at strengthening safety restrictions on commercial driver's licenses, measures pitched as a
How to Get a Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
If you want to drive a commercial vehicle in the United States, you typically need a commercial driver's license (CDL). To get a commercial driver's license, start by contacting the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) nearest you....
What a DWI Charge Can Mean for Commercial Drivers
While a DWI can have serious consequences for anyone, those with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) will find that the repercussions of a DWI charge for them are even more serious. For instance, i…
How Do I Get a Commercial Drivers License?
If you are not sure whether it is worth it for you to train for your Class A Commercial Drivers License, we've got some answers for you.
DOT Reminds Commercial Drivers that Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners
DOT Reminds Commercial Drivers that Physicals Must Now Be Performed by Certified Medical Examiners National Registry Will Improve Safety for Travelers, Health of Commercial Drivers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding interstate truck and bus drivers that beginning today, all new USDOT physicals must be performed by a qualified health professional listed on the National Registry of…
13 Must-have Cab Accessories for Commercial Truck Drivers
Being a truck driver doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort. Check out our list of must-have cab accessories for commercial truck drivers here and then treat yourself!
Essential Ergonomic Tips for Commercial Drivers to Improve their Posture
When it comes to health behind the wheel, having a good posture tends to be one of the last aspects to be considered by drivers and their employers. However, driving ergonomics is an essential part of road safety, as having a bad posture can lead to long-lasting effects that will undoubtedly impact the health and…
Bill would toughen commercial driver rules in Massachusetts
The bill follows a deadly crash last month that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire in a collision with a truck.
How can DUI charges affect your commercial driver's license?
Many people in East Grand Forks enjoy having a few drinks after a long day of work or on a weekend night out. For most, this activity is benign, especially if their rate of consumption is slow. Yet,
With new rules in place, FMCSA rescinds diabetes exemption for commercial drivers
FMCSA withdrew exemptions processes set up in 2003 and 2005 for individuals with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to be medically certified to operate CMVs.
Why a Lower Trucker DUI Limit Applies to Commercial Drivers
The lower trucker DUI limit mean a commercial vehicle license holder can be convicted of a DUI with a blood/alcohol level of 0.04
10 Things Commercial Drivers Need to Know about the New DOT Regulations
On November 13, the DOT published a final rule that changes its drug testing program regulation. Here are 10 things you need to know about the new DOT regulations—and what the changes mean for you.
5 Tips to Help You Be a Better Defensive Driver
Learn how defensive driving skills can make you a more responsible driver. We have top tips to be a better defensive driver, and the benefits to commercial drivers. Find out how!
FMCSA: Use revised medical forms beginning April 20
The FMCSA reminds medical examiners and commercial drivers to use revised medical forms beginning April 20.
How Commercial Auto Driver Monitoring Programs Reduce the Cost of Insurance
The overall goal of these programs is to lower accident frequency and reduce fleet losses by increasing driver safety awareness. Improved public image, lower maintenance costs, lower insurance costs and reduced fuel costs are other benefits of the program. Every company in Oklahoma that has an employee must carry workers compensation. Competitive pricing is available …
How to maintain a healthy lifestyle as an over-the-road truck driver
TMC driver Bryan Celestine and how it is possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle while being a professional commercial truck driver. The industry's premier ...
Insurance Facts for Uber, Lyft & Sidecar Drivers
Jun 29, 2015 | Joshua Taylor, WalletHub Editorial Team 0 SHARES Ride-hailing services like Uber have grown rapidly and signed up thousands of drivers. These new businesses make it possible for individuals to work flexible schedules and to enter the transportation business without a big initial investment If you're one of those thinking about driving for a ride-hailing company, auto insurance is one of the most…
New U.S. rules on autonomous driving: Human truck drivers not required
The feds will no longer assume that a commercial vehicle driver is human according to 'Automated Vehicles 3.0' guidance.
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