With so many rules and regulations in the trucking industry it’s hard to keep up. At TEC, we want to keep you up to date on the latest safety regulation changes that may affect your business. Our partners at Nationalease put together a newsletter detailing some of the changes you should know about. Check out the highlights below, or click here to view the newsletter.
New Hours of Service Rules Take Effect Sept. 29
Changes to truck driver hours of service rules took effect on September 29 at 12 am Eastern Time, 9 pm Pacific. These rules are designed to offer drivers more flexibility while still protecting drivers and others on the road.
Confused About ‘Mandatory’ Hair Testing Regs for Driver Drug Tests? Here’s What to Know…
Communication around changes to driver drug testing has been confusing. What exactly will be mandatory? For fleets, the short answer is nothing. As for when reforms will happen, expect another 18 months or longer.
Team Communications Improve Trucking Safety
Truckers have long had the reputation of being loners. For many, driving solo works well. But there are some things that work better in teams. Safety is one of those.
Interested to read more about one of these topics? Take a look at the full newsletter.