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About Christa Krajewski

With over eight years experience in DOT regulatory issues, Christa Krajewski is Foley’s resident compliance expert. In her role at Foley, she works closely with customers to ensure they meet federal drug and alcohol testing requirements. She also provides post-audit support, helping carriers get back in compliance and prepare corrective action plans when needed.
23 03, 2017

4 Reasons to Start Planning for the ELD Mandate Now

MARCH 23, 2017 - On December 17, 2017, the ELD mandate goes into effect. For drivers who currently fill out a paper log book, and don’t qualify for an exemption, this means you’ll need a compliant ELD product in your truck before the deadline. Keep in mind that while December might seem far away, you [...]

20 03, 2017

It’s Coming: The 2017 Roadcheck Inspection Blitz

MARCH 21, 2017 - The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the dates for its annual roadside inspection blitz, which will take place from Tuesday, June 6 through Thursday, June 8.  During this 72-hour period, approximately 17 Level 1 Inspections will be conducted every minute. During last year’s blitz, a total of 62,796 inspections were [...]

8 03, 2017

DOT Finds No Benefit to Restart Rule

MARCH 8, 2017 - The DOT has concluded that there is no "net benefit" to the overnight restart rule. After a lengthy review of the restart rule requirements, which were introduced in 2013, the Department of Transportation's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found no evidence that the restart provisions, which were suspended in [...]

28 02, 2017
  • understanding the truck parking shortage

February 2017 Significant Rulemaking Report

FEBRUARY 28, 2017 - The trucking industry has seen a lot of proposed changes temporarily lose momentum because they need to be reviewed by the new administration. Although the DOT hasn't published a Significant Rulemaking Report since December, we will continue to keep you updated on the current status of what's coming in the way [...]

23 02, 2017

The Biennial MCS-150 Update: Are You in Compliance?

FEBRUARY 23, 2017 - There are a variety of reasons why motor carriers are required to update their MCS-150 filing.  Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the update, why it’s important and how to get it done fast. The MCS-150, or Motor Carrier Identification Report, is a form filed to [...]

7 02, 2017

UCR Enforcement – What You Need to Know

February 7, 2017 - As of January 1, 2017, roadside inspections to enforce the UCR program for 2016 and 2017 have begun. If you don’t currently have a UCR, it’s important you get one right away. Why? Unregistered motor carriers who cross state lines without one could be fined and have their trucks pulled off [...]

2 02, 2017

FMCSA Delays New Driver Training Rule

FEBRUARY 2, 2017 - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has delayed the effective date of a new rule establishing national truck driver training standards.  The notice was published Feb. 1 and officially delays the effective date of the Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Vehicle Operations to March 21, 2017. The rule was originally [...]

3 01, 2017
  • understanding the truck parking shortage

December 2016 Significant Rulemaking Report

JANUARY 3, 2017 - When it comes to regulation, 2016 has been a busy year for trucking. The industry has seen numerous proposed changes that could have lasting impacts – from a new method to determine carrier fitness; to a clearinghouse listing drivers who have failed or refused drug or alcohol testing; to mandatory Electronic [...]

27 12, 2016

Impacts of a Trump Presidency: Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards

DECEMBER 27, 2016 - With 2016 drawing to a close, January 20th – the day president Barack Obama passes the baton to President-elect Donald Trump – is just a few short weeks away. And over the past month-and-a-half, as Trump has made preparations for his upcoming presidency, he has announced many sweeping reforms that he [...]

22 12, 2016

FMCSA Announces URS Delay: Here’s How it Affects You

DECEMBER 22, 2016 – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that the next phase of their Unified Registration System (URS) rollout will be pushed back slightly. The new implementation date – which should be released in early January – will address changes to how motor carriers update their USDOT numbers, as well as [...]