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Planning to Haul Freight over Memorial Day Weekend?

22 May 2023

The American Automobile Association (AAA) – long known for its accuracy in predicting holiday traffic volumes – has projected a 7% increase in travel volumes for the upcoming holiday weekend compared to last year.

May Featured Member

22 May 2023

ICSA recently spoke with Christa Vinson, the owner of MNJ Logistics LLC and 1st Quarter 2023 Single Truck Safety Award Winner.

ICSA Launches New Mountain Driving Course

22 May 2023

Many carriers don’t or can’t provide their drivers the type of training necessary to improve driving behaviors on mountainous roads, so ICSA’s safety consultants got together to create a new Mountain Driving chapter in our FirstGear online driver training program.

What Is Your Goal for Highway Safety - Part One

22 May 2023

Everyone in business – whether small sole proprietors or mega corporations – has goals. Some goals can be too high and therefore unachievable while others may be too low and too easily achievable. That statement can apply to many areas of business (and life in general) but what if we apply it to highway safety?

FMCSA Updates Crash Preventability Determination Program

11 May 2023

Among the good news in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed revisions to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program is that the agency intends to expand its Crash Preventability Determination Program.

USDOT Agency Opens Discussion of Side Underride Guards

11 May 2023

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on whether side underride guards should be required on new trailers and semitrailers.

California Seeks to Eliminate Diesel Trucks

11 May 2023

Last month, CARB took another step toward eliminating diesel trucks in that state. By unanimously adopting its Advanced Clean Fleet (ACF) rules, CARB set out a timeline under which all trucks operated in the state must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) – that is, 100% electric -- by 2035, 2040 or 2045, depending on the size or type of truck.

Member Alert: 2023 Road Check Set for May 16-18!

24 April 2023

In just a few days, thousands of commercial enforcement personnel will be out in force for Road Check 2023. Officers will set up to do truck and driver inspections at regular weigh stations or scale facilities, rest areas and even some truck stops.