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Hours of Service
During the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced that an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on hours of service has officially been filed with the White House’s Office of Management and Budget for approval. Secretary Chao’s announcement at MATS was a big deal, but it’s hard to understand what it all means. We’re no experts when it comes to government regulation processes and we bet you aren’t either. That’s why we’re going to explain what you can expect to see before HOS changes are finalized.
April 17, 2019
Safety Culture Scores
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) safety compliance and enforcement program has been controversial pretty much from the get-go. It officially began in 2010 to give the FMCSA a better way to identify carriers that need additional compliance reviews…
January 10, 2019
Trucking Industry
Infrastructure Week Aftermath: Tolls, Taxes, and Trucks The roads are just as important as the trucks that drive on them all day, every day. That’s why we follow the infrastructure plan so closely here at Apex. We want to know…
May 22, 2018
Trucking Industry
For-hire Trucking Industry Experiences an April Slump The trucking industry can be topsy-turvy. You know, from the ups and downs of seasonal trucking demands to the changes in staffing at big and small trucking companies. So it’s no surprise that…
May 8, 2018
ELD Violations
Has Strict ELD Enforcement Impacted Spot Market Freight Rates? According to the data from DAT Trendlines™, the answer is no. Earlier this month there were more trucks posting their availability on the spot market and capacity loosened a little bit….
April 24, 2018
The grass is starting to turn green and flowers are blooming here at Apex. Spring has almost sprung. Winter has come and gone along with the December electronic logging device (ELD) mandate deadline. Yes, we’re talking about ELDs. We’ll be…
March 7, 2018
Back in 1988, athletic sportswear powerhouse Nike coined a catch-phrase that we still remember today – “Just Do It.” Here at Apex Capital, we’d like to offer a variation on that theme – “Just Get Compliant.” We are talking about…
November 14, 2017
The ELD mandate countdown has begun. The clock is ticking. There’s no turning back now. With barely three months left until the December 18, 2017 deadline for most commercial motor vehicles, owner-operators and trucking companies are about to enter the…
October 1, 2017
The ELD mandate continues to create a stir within the trucking industry. The reality is the deadline is less than six months away for truckers and trucking companies to be compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging…
July 7, 2017
Answers to All Your Driver Qualification File (DQF) Compliance Questions Getting active motor carrier operating authority (MC number) and your trucking company up and running is, without question, a complicated process. But if you did it ─ Congrats! You filed…
June 20, 2017