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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!!

Current Job Opportunities for Owner Operators

Are you cruising through GATS (Great American Trucking Show) this week? Stop by and say hi to PY at our booth #24143, and ask him about the $3,000 sign-on bonus we're now offering for the Commercial Truckload...

Confusion with Hours of Service (HOS) Rule Changes

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Attention: All Safety Contacts and Operations Personnel: On July 1, 2013, the revised Hours-of-Service rules went into effect and it is obvious by the most recent Log Audit Report that many of the Atlas Van Operators are....

Brakes: Shorter Stopping Distances, Again

Phase Two of the ‘121’ standard’s more stringent requirements is coming, but you might not notice it until a panic stop’s needed.

Safe Drivers Listing - July 2013

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The following is the July 2013 Safe Drivers list. Great job to everyone on the list! Especially the 20 who have over 1,000,000 miles and the top two who have OVER 2,000,000 safe miles! Amazing!!

CSA: We Can Do It!

Please take a minute to check out these basic CSA compliance reminders. Atlas agencies will soon be receiving this graphic as a poster.
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