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Major Vehicle Inspections Due October 15, 2013

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INFORMATION ONLY - Inspection Forms Will Be Mailed To Atlas Agencies. The next major vehicle inspection is due October 15, 2013 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,....

Self-Certification For All CDL Holders

In compliance with federal regulations, all Commercial Driver License (CDL) holders will need to self-certify the type of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) they operate, or intend to operate, as well as that they are required to meet the medical requirements for that CDL. All CDL holders by now should have received a letter from their domiciled state advising of this procedure. No later than January 30, 2014, all CDL holders must certify with their domiciled state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) whether they operate, or intend to operate, a CMV within the state...
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BRAVO Best of the Best Contest Winners Announced!

Receiving the highest number of votes in this year's contest, Richard Smith has won a new iPad and $200 gift card. The second highest number of votes went to Tim Snyder, who won a 46" HDTV and a $100 gift card. Additional honorable mentioned for the next three runners up are Tamara Beard, Joel Barber and Juan Seals. Each won a $150 gift card....

Submission of Medical Examination Form to the State

Effective January 30, 2014, all Commercial Driver License (CDL) holders will be required to have submitted a copy of their completed medical examination form to their domiciled state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This process is an effort to link the medical examination and the CDL together and will eventually eliminate the need for the van operator to carry a copy of the medical certificate on his/her...
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FREE DOT INSPECTION

In an effort to help lower our customers’ CSA scores, Atlas Terminal Company shop in Evansville is pleased to announce FREE DOT inspections to all of our customers. We also understand that in the current financial times that cost is always a concern. Well, be concerned no more. Your next DOT inspection is on us!....

BRAVO 2013 - Atlas Van Operators Appreciation Week

Throughout the week of September 16 - 20, 2013, Atlas agencies throughout the U.S. and Canada will be hosting events in honor of Atlas Van Operators/Drivers. Why? Because we all understand a couple things that are critical to our overall success. First, we've earned the reputation as one of the best service providers in the...

Be Ready - CVSA Brake Safety Week is Coming

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting its annual Brake Safety Week September 8-14, 2013. During this time, roadside inspectors will focus their attention on brakes and provide educational brochures on the topic. As a part of the procedures, the inspectors will examine the mechanical...

Latest Safe Drivers Listing - August 2013

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The following is the August 2013 Safe Drivers list. Great job to everyone on the list! Special recognition to Weldon Scheib, Atlas Special Products Division van operator who hit the 3,000,000 mark this month! Incredible!!
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