By Steve Binkley, InfoStream Safety Consultant While travelling recently, I paid close attention to the parking – or lack of – at truck stops. Since it was dark outside, I knew that truck stop parking, as well as lots at rest areas and exit ramps, were full of commercial vehicles. I wasn’t alone in finding …
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How to Help Drivers Pass DOT Roadside Inspections
Steve Brinkley, InfoStream Safety Consultant As a retired law enforcement captain, I’ve conducted more than 15,000 Department of Transportation (DOT) roadside inspections, and many times, drivers asked me, “Why me? Why did I get inspected?” I can confidently say inspections are seldom random. With the data, resources and technology available, enforcement officers are equipped with …
How Pre-Inspections Can Prevent Problems for Carriers
The purpose of conducting pre-trip inspections is to increase safety on roadways. Safety is so important that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCA) requires truck drivers to perform a pre-inspection before each trip, using a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR).