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Spot market returning to ‘seasonal’ and ‘normal’ after 2021 surge, 2022 slump
The spot freight market is now referred to as “seasonal” rather than “surging” or “panicked” or “unsustainable” by trucking industry experts and load board operators since it surged in 2021 but slumped for most of last year. It is “returning to normal” and “recovering” in the new year after it surged in 2021.
Low-clearance technologies help fleets avoid costly accidents
The top of a tractor trailer was ripped off by a bridge that stood 11 feet, 3 inches in Olathe, Kansas. In fact, bridge strikes are considered a serious safety hazard by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Truck Parking Is Top Issue for Drivers
A recent survey conducted by the Federal Highway Administration estimates that there is one truck parking spot for every 11 drivers in the country. According to the American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, there are 313,000 truck parking spaces nationwide.
How do trucking medical examiners stay certified?
Training for the 10-year refresher course will be provided by private sector training organizations as with the initial training for medical examiners. As with the initial National Registry medical examiner certification test, the 10-year recertification test will be administered by two FMCSA-approved testing organizations.
After January 1, 2023, medical examiners will be able to upload proof of their 10-year training to their registry accounts and be eligible to take a 10-year recertification test.
Nine state speed crackdown happening on U.S. Highway 20 on Tuesday
It is intended that both marked State Police vehicles and Concealed Identity Traffic Enforcement (CITE) vehicles will be used in this crackdown in order to make it easier for officers to identify motorists who are violating the law.
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