Entries by Staff - DNU

New Training Class: Complying with Federal Motor Carrier Regulations

Be prepared when the FMCSA investigators come knocking at your door! This course is designed as an overview of the regulations that affect your operation and compliance with Federal and State regulations. We will review the basics of DOT regulations, hours of service, vehicle maintenance, driver files, and controlled substance/alcohol testing and related subjects. Your […]

Infrastructure, freight agenda not advancing on Capitol Hill

From Transport Topics. As they approach the legislative calendar’s halfway point, Republicans have been unable to carve a path forward for President Donald Trump’s multi-year infrastructure funding plan, despite their control of the U.S. House and Senate. Trump had promised to deliver an infrastructure measure to Congress during his first 100 days in office. Instead, […]

CVSA’s Brake Safety Day is Sept. 7

From Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance release. Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, is Brake Safety Day, an enforcement and compliance campaign where law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct inspections on large trucks and buses to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and anti-lock braking system (ABS) violations as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) […]

Guidance on onboard safety monitoring systems

From the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released guidance for industry and fleet managers on safety culture concepts, improving safety culture and the use of onboard safety monitoring (OSM) systems. This guidance document is available online. The implementation of OSM systems involves more than installing the technology […]

Attend, exhibit & sponsor at MTAC Annual Meeting

There is still time to participate in the 2016 MTAC Annual Meeting as an attendee, exhibitor, sponsor, or all of the above. Visit the MTAC website for more info. MTAC appreciates the newest Gold Sponsor, our vendor partner BestPass. Additionally, MTAC member Cummins MetroPower will be a Silver Sponsor of the event. Several other MTAC […]

Register for the annual meeting

As a reminder, register for the MTAC Annual Meeting which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at Maneeley’s in South Windsor. This year’s meeting includes: Keynote speech from new American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Chris Spear. Presentation of awards to Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-New Haven) and House Finance Committee Chairman […]

Drivewyze, Coastal Carriers & others sponsor annual meeting

MTAC is pleased to announce that several member companies have committed to generous sponsorships for the 2016 annual meeting on Oct. 27. Sponsors added this week include Drivewyze, Coastal Carriers, and Acadia Insurance. Ensure you visit the Annual Meeting section of the MTAC website for a list of all the sponsors.