I started seeing the bigger picture of what was happening here. In Tallahassee, our voice needed to be heard as far as trucking and business in general. I could see what effect the association was having on laws, whether that be Worker’s Comp or the tag issue. At one point back in 2009, they were going to raise tag fees by 100 percent. The Florida Trucking Association was one of the voices that got it reduced to 35 percent. It saved me a lot of money, but also every citizen on their tags and registration fees.
Today we opened the nomination period for the annual FTA Safety Management Awards, sponsored by the FTA Safety Management Council. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your fleet, drivers…read more →
On January 29, 2015, CVSA released enforcement guidance to commercial vehicle law enforcement personnel nationwide regarding medical certification. In short, as of February 1, 2015, CDL holders will be cited…read more →
Last night we found out that two Florida drivers made the final cut for America's Road Team 2015-16: Charles Demchock (Walmart) who is also a member of the Florida Road…read more →
The re-urbanization trend accelerating across much of the U.S., combined with the ongoing capacity crunch and driver shortage in the trucking industry, is fostering more demand for last mile or…read more →
On December 17, 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted this notice on their website advising the public that the restart restrictions have been officially suspended. Earlier in the…read more →
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