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  • November 25, 2015
    The state of New Jersey continues to seize both US and Canadian-plated trucks for failure to pay the state Corporate Business Tax. All trucking companies making pick-ups or deliveries in New Jersey are required by the state to pay the New Jersey Corporate Business Tax. The tax is applied to all companies and drivers, whether or not they have a terminal in the US. Failure to comply will result in costly fines and the risk of having their...
  • November 24, 2015
    This is the time of year deer and animal hits increase dramatically. It important to remind drivers about the hazards associated with the wild animals on the roadway. More than one million vehicles every year strike animals in the roadway, often causing significant damage and to the vehicles and in rare cases, injuries to the drivers. Here are 8 tips to guide you to safety while driving through deer season: Don’t steer for deer! If you...
  • November 17, 2015
    Fall is a time of change and this can bring about uncertainty that can challenge many drivers. It is important to be aware of and prepare for these driving challenges during the fall season. ƒƒMake adjustments for the light. Fewer hours of daylight make it more difficult to see pedestrians, cyclists and children playing in the late afternoon. Additionally, sunrise is later in the morning so drivers may need to adjust to the...
  • November 16, 2015
    Everyone looks forward to long holiday weekends, especially cargo thieves who patiently wait for the right moment to pounce on an unattended trailer with goods in tow. Cargo theft increases 61% during holidays with theft at its highest during the Labor Day weekend. With billions of dollars lost to cargo theft rings, truckers and distributors must focus on concrete solutions to stop this growing and costly crime. So for the upcoming Labor Day...
  • November 04, 2015
    October 14, 2015 – Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement announced changes to National Safety Code (NSC) points for violations, grouping of carriers in Risk Bands by fleet size, and thresholds for intervention and profile status.  Below is a summary of changes from the CVSE: Contravention (Violation Tickets) NSC points for violation have been adjusted to more closely reflect the safety risk and commonality of violations. ...
  • October 29, 2015
    As of Sept 22, 2015, commercial vehicles in BC may use textile tire covers (also called alternative traction devices or snow socks) as an alternative to chains during winter months. Snow socks are fabric covers that slip over tires to provide additional traction in icy and snowy conditions. They are made from textiles with the fibres arranged at a right angle to the direction of travel and they wick away water between the tire and the road, all...

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