FMCSA Safer System Company Snapshot 

FMCSA Safer System Company Snapshot 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) created the Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (SAFER) system. SAFER is a database of all companies that have a USDOT, MC/MX PIN. Often called the USDOT snapshot, the platform offers a company profile that provides insights into the company’s safety information for managers, drivers and logistic companies. What is…

Entry-Level Driver Training (EDLT) Regulations

Entry-Level Driver Training (EDLT) Regulations

As of February 7, 2022, certain drivers looking to obtain CDLs or endorsements will need EDLT, or entry-level driver training. ELDT is a new mandate that went into effect this year. The EDLT mandate outlines a set of minimum requirements for new drivers. These requirements were set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)….

What Do I Need to Renew My CDL?

What Do I Need to Renew My CDL?

CDL renewal is part of a commercial driver’s life. Truck drivers spend a lot of time obtaining their original license, but you will still need to renew your license every so often. Thankfully, CDL license renewal doesn’t require an extensive test. For most drivers, the renewal process is as simple and straightforward as renewing your…

How to Become an Owner-Operator

How to Become an Owner-Operator

Excited about opening your own trucking business? Great! You know the earning potential and naturally, your next question will be, “how do I become an owner-operator? Here are the basic steps you can follow: 1. Figure out exactly what you want to do as an owner-operator. There is a big difference, for example, between running…

Trailer Spotting Services 101- What, When & Why

Trailer Spotting Services 101- What, When & Why

Trailer spotting is one of the most essential yard management services because it helps make warehousing more efficient while reducing costs. Spotting services ensure that products are packed, shipped and delivered in a timely manner. Drivers are responsible for moving trailers around the yard for quick and easy unloading. If you’re an experienced driver, you…