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Dash Cams: To Use or Not to Use?

By |September 23rd, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 - As the saying goes, there are two sides to every story. While that’s no doubt true, it’s a whole lot easier to determine blame when you have concrete physical evidence. Case in point: Dash cams, which have been rising in popularity throughout [...]

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September 2016 Rulemaking Recap

By |September 21st, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 - Like it or leave it, fall is officially here. And with the political season in full swing, things are beginning to ramp up on Capitol Hill – including major proposed rules and regulations pertaining to the trucking industry. Here’s your monthly significant rulemaking recap from the [...]

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Workplace Violence: Ways to Protect Yourself

By |September 19th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 - It’s a heady topic, and one that has been making its share of headlines of late. And, unfortunately, it is one that is highly relevant to the trucking industry: Of the 14,770 workplace homicide victims in the decade between 1992 and 2012, [...]

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Preparing for the ELD Mandate: What You Need to Know

By |September 15th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 - This year the motor carrier industry has been saturated with news and controversy surrounding the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. But like it or not, and regardless of whether the FMCSA makes any modifications, it is coming. And now is the time to [...]

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4 Ways to Prepare for Safe Driver Week

By |September 13th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016 - For seven days every October, law enforcement agencies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, in collaboration with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), heighten pull-overs and roadside inspections of Commercial Motor Vehicles and personal vehicles in an effort to identify and [...]

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Have you Thanked a Trucker Lately?

By |September 12th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 - In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Foley would like to take this opportunity to personally say, "thanks." There are 3.5 million professional truckers in this country. You are the dedicated, hard-working men and women who ensure that freight moves as [...]

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Self-Driving Trucks – What you Need to Know Now

By |September 8th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 - If you’re in the trucking industry, chances are you’ve heard about autonomous trucks. Sometimes called self-driving trucks, companies all over the world are working to develop and perfect this technology. But how soon until we see autonomous commercial vehicles on our highways? [...]

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FMCSA: Amending the Amendment

By |September 6th, 2016|

SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 - As we approach the end of summer, transportation-related news coming out of Washington has been slow. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything of note: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced what ultimately amounts to a clarification to a [...]