Highway Carriers Who Are Importing or Exporting Cargo To or From Canada Subject to eManifest Requirements

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Highway Carriers Who Are Importing or Exporting Cargo To or From Canada Subject to eManifest Requirements

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has developed an improved risk management system for facilitating the import and export of freight across the American-Canadian border. The system, called the Advance Commercial Information (ACI) program, is equipping border officers with pre-arrival information that will facilitate health, safety and security threats before they get to the border.

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Canada’s New eManifest Regulation Amendments – Are You Prepared?

U.S. goods and private services trade with Canada totaled $707 billion in 2012, making Canada the single largest export market for the U.S. The North American Free Trade Agreement and Canada’s close proximity to the U.S. have made trade with Canada relatively uncomplicated. Whether you currently export to Canada or are new to exporting, amendments

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CVSA Annual Roadcheck International Inspection Program Scheduled for June 2-4, 2015

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold their 28th annual International Roadcheck inspection program June 2-4, 2015. Every year, CVSA-certified inspectors perform truck and bus inspections across North America for a 72-hour period. There are approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified inspectors across local, state, provincial and federal jurisdictions. The International Roadcheck event is the largest inspection

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Self-Driving Big Rig Revealed

Cutting-edge technology for big rigs was disclosed this week. The exciting news making headlines is the unveiling of the Inspiration Truck by Freightliner. The Inspiration Truck is a big rig that is partially autonomous; that’s right – a big rig that drives itself (to a certain degree). This is good news for everyone. A self-driving

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NTSB Recommends Commercial Vehicle Onboard Video Systems

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a recommendation that drivers of heavy trucks and buses use video system recorder technology to monitor their driving. The recommendation was issued on April 29th, 2015 and included a statement that “these video systems serve as a proactive tool to identify and reduce risky behavior, such as speeding,

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DOT Delays Safety Fitness & Speed Limiter Rules

The Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) delayed two important rules in the April Rulemaking Report. The Carrier Safety Fitness Determination and Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters rules will both have a significant impact on trucking companies, but details will not be finalized until later this year. Carrier Fitness Safety Determination – The

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Who’s Who in Video Intelligence for the Transportation Industry

Many insurance companies who we represent have partnered with Video Surveillance firms and will subsidize part of the cost for their insureds.  The major players in the Video Surveillance field are: Lytx is a fleet management solution & gps vehicle tracking system. DriveCam reduces expenses and increases fleet tracking & management efficiencies.  They have more

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