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CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Aug. 20-26

26 July 2023

ICSA members need to proactively plan for Brake Safety Week coming up in just three weeks’ time. The emphasis for Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) special enforcement will be brake lining/pad violations.

FMCSA Finalizes Freight Brokerage Definitions

10 July 2023

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published final guidance on the definitions of “broker,” “bona fide agent” and “dispatch service.” These definitions are important in two ways...

California Pollution Rules Apply to Most Truckers Operating in the State

10 July 2023

Register now for the Member Webinar July 20th at 11am PDT hosted by ICSA Executive Director Karen Rasmussen and featuring special guest speaker Mike Tunnell, a veteran of the California CARB wars and Senior Director, Energy & Environmental Affairs for American Trucking Associations. Read more about Mr. Tunnell below.

June Member Feature: Mega Heavy Hauling LLC

21 June 2023

ICSA talked to Julieta Raggio of Mega Heavy Hauling LLC – the 2nd Place fleet winner of ICSA’s First Quarter 2023 Safety Awards – to learn more about the company. Mega is a family-owned business started in 2009 by Gustavo and Julieta Raggio under its original name, Infinity Trucking, Inc.

US Legal Helps Carriers Easily Manage Expenses and Taxes

21 June 2023

Best Money Moves, the award-winning financial wellness offering from U.S. Legal Services offers ICSA members outstanding tax help from our network of CPAs and Enrolled Agents (EAs). Here are some things our tax experts recommend you think about as you prepare your next federal or state tax return...

What is Your Goal for Highway Safety? - Part Two

21 June 2023

Do you or your fleet of drivers take regular safety training? You may ask that, if you have never been in a crash or had a citation, why should you take safety courses? These are not unusual questions. There are very good reasons for every professional driver to take regular safety courses. Such training keeps us sharp and helps us fight complacency.