DOT Return to Duty Drug and Alcohol Testing

DOT Return to Duty Drug and Alcohol Testing : If you ever go through the return to duty process with a driver, just realize it will take a year or more. And before it is done you will accumulate enough DOT return to duty paperwork to fill a 3-ring binder –...

Updating Your Company’s DOT Number with MCS-150

This is kind of an important announcement and I hope everyone takes a minute to read it. It could save you from a headache. The DOT says you have to update your MCS 150 each two years or if it needs to be updated (If the numbers or anything changes) AND they also say...
Discussion of On-Site Training

Discussion of On-Site Training

Author Mike England If you are new in the business, I think a 4-day seminar is a great starting place. But, there is some training that all members of management should have and you can get that with DOT Compliance Onsite Training. As a new business, there is a lot to...
Why Should You Go To A DOT Seminar?

Why Should You Go To A DOT Seminar?

You’ve worked out how to find Insurance for commercial vehicles such as HGV and Trucks, you’ve learned about hours of service, and you’ve got your new truck booked in for routine maintenance… and now you’ve discovered DOT safety. What...
Why You SHOULD Get a DOT Compliance Mock Audit

Why You SHOULD Get a DOT Compliance Mock Audit

Why should you have a DOT Compliance Assistance Visit? First, let me be clear about what a DOT Compliance Mock Audit is: We use the term compliance assistance visit; some people say DOT mock audit, but the idea is, if you are not sure what the DOT wants to see, or...
Who is DOT Compliance Help, Inc.?

Who is DOT Compliance Help, Inc.?

So, who is DOT Compliance Help, Inc.? Any time I am introduced to a new company, I want to know: Where did they come from? What do they do? Who are the key people? In the next few pages, I hope to answer most of these questions I want to help you know who we are As...
Amounts For Fines Changed By FMCSA

Amounts For Fines Changed By FMCSA

FMCSA Changes Fine Amounts, No More Rounding The FMCSA amended the Federal Civil Penalties Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, by removing a rounded penalty clause and changing some fine amounts. The new fines will increase with inflation, starting August 1st....

The Private Motor Carrier as Sun Tzu (The Art of War) Part 2

In our continuing discussion of Sun Tzu The Private Motor Carrier, we think about what the Chinese mercenary general might do if he was hired to run a private fleet for an existing construction company.Last time we talked about the steps Sun Tzu might take in order...