News
24
Jan

New Administration Brings DOT Changes

Newly inaugurated president Joe Biden announces  40 federal appointments, including many Department of Transportation posts, as he begins his term.  Several of his new DOT appointees are women.  ...
24
Jan

State Department of Driver Services (DDS) and Department of Revenue (DOR) Prepare for System Modernization Scheduled Closings Announced; Customers Urged to Plan Ahead

Date of Notice December 18th, 2020 The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) will soon complete a technology upgrade called DRIVES — Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System. This multi-year upgrade modernizes the current DDS Driver’s License system and the DOR Tag & Title system. The new …
24
Jan

CDL/CLP/Medical Certificates Extension Waivers Update

  FMCSA grants a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to other interstate drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).   This waiver is effective January 1, 2021 and expires on February 28, 2021 or upon the revocation of the President’s Declaration …
Important December Dates for Motor Carriers – Oregon Department of Transportation
24
Jan

Important December Dates for Motor Carriers – Oregon Department of Transportation

Important December Dates for Motor Carriers   While planning for renewal, here are some important dates to keep in mind this month: December 8th – Suspensions for October Flat Monthly Mileage Reports December 10th – Suspensions for September Monthly Mileage Reports and November Flat Monthly Mileage Reports are Due December 15th – IFTA Revocations and …
COVID News
24
Jan

COVID News

Covid has affected just about everything in 2020 and the trucking industry is no exception.  As the possibility of a vaccine becomes more of a reality adding another layer of information to the virus news. Two organizations, ATA and FMCSA, both recently provided vaccine-related information. https://www.overdriveonline.com/fmcsa-lays-regulatory-groundwork-for-covid-vaccine-distribution/ https://www.truckinginfo.com/10131589/ata-truckers-need-priority-access-to-covid-19-vaccine And DOT also expan ...