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November 23, 2016
Truck Dash Cam

Christmas Gift Idea

After receiving his Christmas gift, Griffin installed the video dash cam- era that provided a clear view of the front end of his truck, starting well before the wheel wells. In addition, the unit included a smaller camera that Griffin mounted on his left rear view mirror that provided a clear view of the back end of his truck.
October 3, 2016

Ezzell Trucking: By The Book

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October 3, 2016

Helpful Analysis

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Tech Releases

November 21, 2016

Dash Cameras to Log Trucks

Bob and Kim Wall, owners of Wall Timber in Osyka, Mississippi, have taken an innovative step by installing dash (windshield) cameras in their 29 tractor-trailer rigs and in some of their crew trucks.
November 21, 2016

Truck Drivers Violation Record and Likelihood of Crashes

BITCO Insurance Companies has examined various accident data sources, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’sSafety Management System (SMS) reports.
November 21, 2016

Ten Keys to Trucking Fleet Safety

If log trucking is to remain safe and insurable, trucking businesses (and logging businesses with trucks) must develop and implement an effective fleet safety program.

Regulatory

June 21, 2016

Implementation Timeline

The ELD rule is being implemented in several phases: The Effective Date February 16, 2016 is the date 60 days after the rule’s publication in the Federal Register. The Compliance […]
July 31, 2012

Electronic Logging Devices to be Required Across Commercial Truck and Bus Industries

July 31, 2012
OSHA and Logging

Log Hauls & Slips

Hazard/Solutions: Workers receive injuries from the log chute or slip and fall if footing is inadequate along walkways or log hauls. Walkways along log hauls must […]

Safety

October 3, 2016

“There Is Still A Lot Of Junk Out There That Defines Industry”

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October 3, 2016

Mid Star’s Trucking Endeavor Emphasizes Safety, Efficiency

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