Videos

All of the videos below are related to truckers in some way. Some are related to Commercial Trucking Insurance while some cover DOT Compliance and Licensing. Our partners, Compliance Navigation Specialists, are experts in this field and can help with any DOT compliance needs.

Don’t forget. Failure to comply with DOT Regulations affects your Commercial Truck Insurance rates.

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FREIGHT FORWARDERS VS. FREIGHT BROKERS

This video is discussing Freight Forwarders and Freight Brokers, and the differences between the two.

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WHAT IS A SAFETY RATING UPGRADE?

A safety rating upgrade is a process a carrier takes to request their safety rating be upgraded from a conditional or unsatisfactory rating.

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WHAT IS PROACTIVE SAFETY MANAGEMENT?

Proactive Safety Management (PSM) is the basis of our business and simply means that your company is working hard to be safe, compliant, and stay ahead of the FMCSA.

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PSM DOT ESSENTIAL  PROGRAM

Our PSM DOT Essentials Program is designed to keep motor carriers compliant with the basic DOT regulations that nearly all carriers must follow.

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CAN YOU PASS A DOT AUDIT?

Every year you can be subject to an audit performed by the DOT where they might inspect a single aspect of your company or take a comprehensive look at your company’s overall safety and compliance.

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WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO DEALING WITH A VEHICLE BREAKDOWN?

Eventually, all truck drivers will face a breakdown and must pull over on the side of the road. Below are 10 steps on what to do when a vehicle breakdown occurs.

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WHAT IS CVSA OPERATION SAFE DRIVER WEEK?

During Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement agencies across North America engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by both commercial motor vehicle and passenger-vehicle drivers.

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WHAT IS CNS ONLINE COURSES?

CNS Online Courses was started in association with Compliance Navigation Specialists to offer online courses allowing you to fulfill any training requirements that you might have related to DOT training, HAZMAT training, CDL training, and much more.

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2020 FMCSA HOURS OF SERVICE RULE CHANGES

There are 4 major changes that can be expected in regards to the Hours of Service Rules, including, the Short-Haul Exception, Adverse Driving Conditions Exception, 30-Minute Break Requirement, and the Sleeper Berth Provision.

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HOW TO USE ELD DATA FOR DRIVER SCORECARDS

ELD or the telematic data from the device that connects to the trucks computer should be formatted to highlight both efficiencies and deficiencies in simple customizable reports and the best data management plan will measure the data over time to show trends and measure results. This is as simple as a Driver Scorecard for your fleet.

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HOW DO YOU REGISTER FOR THE FMCSA CLEARINGHOUSE?

In this video, we walk through the simple step-by-step driver registration process in order to create an FMCSA CDL drug and alcohol Clearinghouse account.

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