Managing CDL Fleet Tracking with Carrier Guard

Managing CDL Fleet Tracking with Carrier Guard

CDL Legal operates under the principle that every driver matters, every ticket matters, every inspection matters. Our goal is to provide motor carriers with the tools and experts needed to protect what matters. If you are a safety manager, owner, or even an...
Heads Up! Safety Blitzes in 2024

Heads Up! Safety Blitzes in 2024

Every year, the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) schedules a handful of nationwide safety blitzes. These all have different focuses. Be aware of each one and get it on your calendar. The last thing you want is to be Out of Service for something you could have...
Why do I Sign a DOT Inspection?

Why do I Sign a DOT Inspection?

So you’re a Safety Manager. Your driver finishes a run and turns in a copy of a DOT Driver/Vehicle Examination Report that he received. At the bottom, it looks something like this:   It’s hard to read, but the little section down there says that YOU...
How Do I Use the Short Haul Exception?

How Do I Use the Short Haul Exception?

If you are making smaller day-trips and not traveling very far, you may be able to skip some of the extra work of keeping work logs. But watch out! The DOT is extremely serious about Hours of Service. If you don’t follow the rules of their Short Haul Exception,...
Brake Safety Blitz this Week! 8/20-8/26

Brake Safety Blitz this Week! 8/20-8/26

It’s time for another annual CVSA Brake Safety Week. The DOT will be out in force all over the country checking brakes and brakes and more brakes. Be prepared! Brake Safety Week 2023 runs from August 20th through August 26th. HOW CAN I PREPARE FOR THIS BLITZ? Do...
New Roadcheck Blitz Incoming

New Roadcheck Blitz Incoming

Each year, the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) puts on a few safety blitzes across the country. We have one coming up on May 16th through May 18th. At each of these safety blitzes, DOT officers focus on one particular part of safety compliance. This time...