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Better safe than sorry: order PSP data to correct any mistakes

Better safe than sorry: order PSP data to correct any mistakes

In May, PSP (Pre-Employment Screening Program) information became available to drivers and motor carriers. PSP information consists of records from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Information System (MCMIS) and contains the most recent five years of crash data and three years of roadside inspection data from the FMCSA MCMIS system.

ATA national champ Carl Krites says truck driving’s always been his comfort zone

ATA national champ Carl Krites says truck driving’s always been his comfort zone

WAPAKONETA, Ohio — Geographically, Buckland, Ohio, and Columbus, Ohio are only a stone’s throw apart, 93 miles by road, less if you turn loose that proverbial crow.

CARB eyes changing compliance guidelines for SCR 2011 technology and beyond; engine battle continues

CARB eyes changing compliance guidelines for SCR 2011 technology and beyond; engine battle continues

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the federal Environmental Protection Agency are considering changing the guidelines for OEMs to certify compliance for 2011 and future SCR (selective catalytic reduction) engines, says a CARB spokesman.

Biz Buzz: If you don’t let people know what you want, choices will be made for you

Biz Buzz: If you don’t let people know what you want, choices will be made for you

Hey, truckers — did you ever want to the let the American Trucking Associations know what you really think?

Better safe than sorry: order PSP data to correct any mistakes

Better safe than sorry: order PSP data to correct any mistakes

In May, PSP (Pre-Employment Screening Program) information became available to drivers and motor carriers. PSP information consists of records from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Information System (MCMIS) and contains the most recent five years of crash data and three years of roadside inspection data from the FMCSA MCMIS system.

Around the Bend: Some thoughts while pondering various types of pain and courage …

Around the Bend: Some thoughts while pondering various types of pain and courage …

As truckers, your bodies take a pounding from the road, so you know a thing or two about being in pain. You also know about having to work day after day, putting your pain on the back burner while you make a living. That takes a gritty, everyday kind of courage.

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