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Update on COVID-19: Freight Transport Exemption in Canada

Exemption to allow relief from the requirements established under the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations As expected, Transport Canada has approved an essential Hours of Service (...

  Mar 27, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Update on COVID-19: Expiring Commercial Driver’s Licenses & Permits

It has come to my attention that many truckers are becoming increasingly anxious that they may be subject to unwanted enforcement attention due to their CLDs expiring soon, and that they are unable to...

  Mar 26, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Update on COVID-19: Temporary Waivers by Jurisdiction

To date, I have focused my ‘Ask the Expert’ Blogs on Federal Emergency Declarations information in the U.S. and Canada.  I am switching gears today to focus on specific State and Provincial Waiver Ann...

  Mar 25, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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Update on COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

As you know, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a national Emergency Declaration for Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) delivering relief in response to the COVID-19  outbrea...

  Mar 18, 2020     Marc Moncion 0

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All You Need To Know About Canadian Deferral Time

Let's uncomplicate the HOS Canada Deferral of Daily Off-duty Time, shall we! (Cannot be used in the U.S.) The best to explain the ‘HOS Canada Deferral of Daily Off-duty Time’ is to think of this like ...

  Sep 23, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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Hazardous Materials: How do they affect off duty breaks and duty statuses?

When taking a break while hauling hazmats, make sure you're doing it right! Understanding how to rightly claim the right duty status is already crucial if DOT ever inspects you. It is equally importan...

  Aug 07, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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Logging Hours on an ELD and Non-ELD Deployed Vehicle

A reader of Marc's Safety Corner and customer of BigRoad recently asked an interesting question. How are Hours of Service (HOS) recorded when you have two vehicles – one that is ELD-enabled, while the...

  Jul 30, 2019     Marc Moncion 0

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New Rules for Pickup Trucks and Trailers in Ontario!

What Regulations are Impacted by these Changes? Regulation 611 (Safety Inspections) Ontario Regulation 424/97 (Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Information) Ontario Regulation 199/07 (Commercial Motor Ve...

  Jul 17, 2019     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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