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FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program succeeds SAFER

The Safety Management System (SMS) central to FMCSA’s new Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program will analyze violations from inspections and crash data to determine a commercial motor carrier's on-road performance.

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Fleet Owner recognizes Oldcastle APG’s driver log practices, fuel economy gains

Source: CP staff

The leading monthly in on-highway and on-off highway trucking named Atlanta-based Oldcastle Architectural Products Group runner-up in the Fleet of the Year Awards/Private Category. Fleet Owner editors, who nominate all candidates, cite the concrete masonry giant’s year-over-year 8.9 percent improvement in miles per gallon and use of technology to cut administrative expenses related to driver logs and trip reports by 5 percent. In addition to private fleets, the magazine names winners and runners-up in For-Hire and Vocational categories. Topping the latter is Hilco Transport Inc., a Greensboro, N.C., hauler with 60 dump trucks for aggregate and other bulk material delivery.

Union rights workplace poster mandate carries NLRB label

An NLRB-proposed rule would require private employers to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, which defines union organizing, representation, and collective bargaining activities.

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