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Be Ready for Roadcheck 2015

The 2015 Roadcheck is NEXT WEEK! Please be prepared for the June 2-4, 2015 event, which will be comprised of nearly 75,000 inspections in this three day period..

Medical Examination Linked to CDL

Effective January 30, 2015, in accordance with federal regulations, the medical examination information is to be linked to the van operator’s CDL, allowing the roadside inspectors and law enforcement the ability to check a van operator’s medical examination status by reviewing the driving record of the van operator.

Revisions to the 34-Hour Restart Rule

The restart provisions that went into effect on July 1, 2013 have been temporarily suspended. The newly signed law suspends the requirements for all qualifying restarts to include two consecutive periods of time between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., and that it can only be used once every 168 hours (seven days). In other words, the...

Transportation Safety Topics: Welcome, Summer!

Summertime can bring road hazards, read the latest from Transportation Safety Topics.
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AMSA Webinar: CSA Score Management

Join AMSA for their webinar which promises to tackle the ever challenging issue of improving your CSA Scores and your overall Safety Program. Instead of being reactive to an incident, you will learn how to be proactive in eliminating violations that drive up your CSA Scores....

Be Aware of the Risks of Dristracted Driving - Transportation Safety Topics

Understanding the risks of dristracted driving is important for everyone on the road. This article looks at imparied driving at all its risks, including legal.

Major Vehicle Inspections Due April 15, 2014

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The next major vehicle inspection is due April 15, 2014 on each piece of equipment listed on the printout sent to your agency. PLEASE EXAMINE THE LISTING SENT TO THE AGENT AND ADVISE FLEET REGISTRATION, EXTENSION...

Next PVO/Ops Meeting at Atlas HQ in Evansville, IN

Only three Professional Van Operator/Operations Management meetings remain in our 2014 schedule. Join us at Atlas Headquarters on March 15 in Evansville, Indiana. It is strongly recommended all Atlas PVO's and Operations Management make plans to attend one of the meetings this year to stay current on safety, CSA compliance, and other...

REMINDER: First PVO/Ops Meeting on Jan. 25, Dallas TX

The 2014 Professional Van Operator/Operations Management meeting schedule has been determined. Atlas PVOs/drivers: Plan to attend this year's meetings for crucial information and updates on CSA, Atlas Safety, Claims Services, Operations and more. It is strongly recommended all PVO's and Operations Management attend one of the meetings.

Professional Van Operator/Operations Management Meetings

The 2014 Professional Van Operator/Operations Management meeting schedule has been determined. Atlas PVOs/drivers: Plan to attend this year's meetings for crucial information and updates on CSA, Atlas Safety, Claims Services, Operations and more. It is strongly recommended all PVO's and Operations Management attend one of the meetings.
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