Category: DOT Audit

November 11, 2023

How to Pass a DOT Safety Audit

When you’re running a trucking company, one of the most important ways to do business is to be prepared for audits, especially since you don’t always have control over when they could come your way. The U.S. Department of Transportation safety audit is one of the big ones. Fortunately, you’re likely to pass the audit…

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January 27, 2022

Why DOT Audits Happen, and What You Can Do Now to Prepare

Here’s what you need to know about DOT audits including what often triggers them, what types of audits exist, how best to prepare your business for an audit, and what to do if things don’t go according to plan.

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October 31, 2019

What Is the New Entrant Safety Audit?

The new entrant safety audit is a necessary part of starting your own trucking company. You can expect to be audited within the first 12 months of operation. Here’s a brief overview of what it is and how you can be prepared for yours.

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October 7, 2013

DOT New Entrant Safety Audit: Top Eight Reasons Companies Fail

Updated: August 31, 2020 The New Entrant Safety Audit is something every new trucking company owner will go through within the first 12 months of starting their business. It’s a requirement set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to make sure there are policies and procedures in place to follow all appropriate safety regulations….

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