Prepping Your C-Store for Cold Weather

Winter storms and cold weather can wreak havoc on transportation, and it’s important for any C-Store owner to be prepared for the harsh winter months.  Safety and preparation are vitally important to create an accessible environment for your customers, but it’s also important to stock-up on key items that present selling opportunities and enhance revenue.

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FMCSA Increases Random Drug Test Rates

With the always heightening safety concerns in the transportation sector, The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has decided to double the minimum rate for random drug tests of truck drivers. This announcement came just prior to the launch of the heavily anticipated drug and alcohol clearinghouse.  The minimum rate for random drug testing will […]

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Advances in Pipeline Safety

A bill seeking to improve pipeline safety and reduce emissions concerning climate change was introduced to the House of Representatives on November 15, 2019.  The Safe, Accountable, Fair, and Environmentally Responsible (SAFER) Pipelines Act of 2019 was introduced by representative Peter DeFazio (Democrat, Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee) and Frank Pallone (Democrat, Chairman […]

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National Truck Driving Championships

Next week Pittsburgh Pennsylvania welcomes the National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC).  The competition is each year by the American Trucking Association (ATA) and is slated to take place 8/14-8/17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  As stated by the ATA, this long standing competition “has a long history – dating back to 1937 when […]

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