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September 13, 2013
DOT Drug and Alcohol Regulations FAQ
If you’re planning on running your own trucking company, it’s important to stay compliant. Drug and alcohol rules can be confusing, which is why we’ve collected a list of the most commonly asked questions. Check them out.
Top 10 Things to Consider When Applying For Your Motor Carrier Authority
If you’re thinking about starting your own trucking company, it’s important to consider the cost it takes to start. Here’s our list of the top 10 things you should think about when applying for your motor carrier authority.
How To: US DOT Number PIN Request
Hi everyone, this is Chris Vernon with MOTORCARRIERHQ. Today, I’m going to show you how to request your US DOT or MC number PIN. This video shows you step by step how to do it. Once you make the request, your PIN will be sent to you in a letter and should arrive within four to…
September 7, 2013
How To Compare Diesel Prices From State to State
If you own a trucking company diesel is one of your biggest expenses so you need to make sure you are getting the lowest priced fuel available. The problem is, you can’t compare diesel prices like four-wheelers do. Diesel at a Nevada truck stop that is $4.00 per gallon is not cheaper than diesel at…
Why You Need to Know Your CSA BASIC Scores
Good CSA BASIC scores will keep the DOT and FMCSA off your back, saving you time, expense and headaches. The DOT uses BASIC (Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category) scores to identify carriers for CSA interventions (Interventions Are Bad). If you are above the threshold in one of the BASIC measures, there is a high probability the…