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A Guide to Ontario’s Safe, Productive & Infrastructure-Friendly (SPIF) Vehicles Program

According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, "SPIF [Safe, Productive & Infrastructure-Friendly] vehicles are designed to be as productive as possible, while ensuring that their performance cha...

  Jan 12, 2021     Marc Moncion 0

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What Is a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) in the U.S.?

With the ELD mandate, there is a lot of confusion whether a specific vehicle or operation must comply.  This article will clarify some burning questions about the exemptions of ELD compliance. The fir...

  Nov 25, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Demystifying the Short-Haul Rules in the U. S.

With the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule mandating carriers and their drivers to have an ELD to record Hours of Service (HOS) in effect since December 2017, I would like to clarify some misconcep...

  Nov 16, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Talking ELD - New Canadian ELD Rules (Podcast)

Chris Harris, The Safety Dawg, hosts "The Dawg On-It Trucking Pawedcast" where he interviews influential trucking insiders for their insights and in-depth knowledge. On July 10, 2020, Chris sat down w...

  Jul 21, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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How Does the Modified FMCSA Emergency Declaration Affect You?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its national emergency exemption from specific Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to Au...

  Jul 14, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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What is the Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) Program?

Many motor carriers, and Safety Directors till struggle to grasp how the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Authority (FMCSA) CSA enforcement program is managed. So we decided to do another blog and go back...

  Jun 25, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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ELD Record Keeping Requirements (RODS)

Included in this blog are the ELD record keeping requirements under Part 395. To begin, drivers may use a timecard exception if they are not required to keep records of duty status (RODS) or use ELDs....

  Jun 25, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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FMCSA Announces Hours of Service Final Rule Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published its long-awaited HOS Drivers Final Rule on changes to 49 CFR Part 395. These changes will take effect 120 days after date of publicati...

  May 19, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Ask the expert - Marc Moncion (Safety, compliance and regulatory affairs expert)

 

Marc Moncion https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-m-416a989/

Lead Expert at Fleet Complete

Marc is the Vice President of Safety, Compliance & Regulatory Affairs at Fleet Complete. He is an author and industry subject matter expert who has worked in numerous senior transportation management roles for over 25 years, including being an Inspector for the MTO. Marc sits on several Federal/State/Provincial regulatory bodies and frequently provides commentary on emerging technology, best practices, and regulatory affairs. In addition, Marc is a Commercial Driver's Licence (CDL) holder and can drive all types of commercial vehicles in North America.

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