Changes Made at Alaska Trucking Association

ANCHORAGE—The Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) has announced top management changes effective August 1. Lifelong Alaska resident and business leader Robert Shake has been named the new Executive Director of the 300 member association, and Joe Michel has been named Deputy Director. After serving ATA for thirteen years Aves Thompson will officially retire as Executive Director […]

FMCSA Increase Fines on Violations

The U.S. DOT announced Tuesday it has increased fines across the board for violations of federal trucking regulations. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is required by Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 to adjust fine amounts each year based on inflation. A final rule that will publish in the Federal Register Wednesday, […]

AOBRD to ELD not as easy as it seems

AOBRD to ELD not as easy as it seems By December 16, 2019, carriers that are using grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs) will need to switch to electronic logging devices (ELDs). While these devices (and the associated back-office systems) are similar, there are differences that need to be considered when making the switch. Read […]