Preparing for CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week

Next week, law enforcement will be out in full force looking for Unsafe Driving behaviors. In this webinar we go over strategies for commercial drivers to avoid citations and warnings.

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Do I Really Need Bobtail Coverage?

If you are a truck operation and you use owner operators, then yes, you should have bobtail coverage. We have spoken to safety directors, managers, and owners at truck operations and have heard “we don’t need bobtail coverage, because our owner operator drivers are always under dispatch”. While that may be true, there is always a possibility that a driver may not follow the rules.

Virtual Compliance Reviews—Now What?

Another change since the pandemic started is the FMCSA conducting Compliance Reviews virtually. One of our clients received notification about a compliance review this week and they asked us to help with providing the documentation to the FMCSA, which we are happy to do!

Driver Incentives—A Different Approach

Safety and compliance programs should contain a driver incentive program. Although companies may have some variation of an incentive program, many are not as effective at improving safety outcomes as they could be. At Transport Safely, we have developed a driver incentive program that is focused on improving CSA SMS BASIC scores and accidents, both core elements that insurance companies monitor to determine if your operation has an effective safety program.

What is Loss Control?

So, what exactly is loss control? Simply put, it is the controls you have in place to ensure DOT compliance and safety. Your insurance carrier wants to ensure that the company has sufficient controls in place to limit losses that can affect them paying claims.