Ray Gompf

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CVSA Releases Results from Unannounced Brake Safety Day Enforcement Initiative

  On May 3, 2017, more than 9,500 commercial motor vehicles were inspected for an unannounced brake safety enforcement event, Brake Safety Day. Enforcement personnel...

Ten Minute Break and Paid 30 Minute Meal Break

  The draft for the next House of Representatives Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill includes several riders related to the trucking industry, for...

Driver Fired For Telling It Like It Is

  Rene Flores was fired from his job as a port truck driver hauling shipping containers from Long Beach to Phoenix for Morgan Southern following...

Top Load Securement Violations

1 Failure to prevent shifting/loss of load 2 Failure to secure truck equipment (tarps, dunnage, doors, tailgates, spare tires, etc.) 3 Damaged tie-downs (unacceptable wear on...

Volvo Active Driver Assist Now Standard on Volvo VNR, VNL Models

  Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series, improving safety not only for truck drivers, but...

Diesel prices experience another week of slight gains

  The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up nine-tenths of a cent to $2.481 per gallon for the week ending Monday,...

FMCSA Announces Electronic Logging Device Implementation Tour

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced its electronic logging device Implementation National Tour – a public education and outreach...

British Columbia Supreme Court upholds container truck driver wage ‘floor’

    Supreme Court of British Columbia, with a June 30th ruling, means 10 trucking companies will have to shell out more than $1 million in...