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Safety Corner

Ask our panel of experts, Marc, Guy and Brayn, any questions you may have around fleet safety, compliance, DOT audits, roadside inspections, CSA scores, or installation best practices. 

U.S. Sleeper Berth Rules And Examples

As you will find, there are significant differences between the Sleeper Berth rules in Canada and in the U.S. Use the samples and FAQs below to familiarize yourself in more detail about the difference...

  Jul 12, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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Canadian Sleeper Berth Rules And Examples

As you will find, there are significant differences between the Sleeper Berth rules in Canada and in the U.S. Use the samples and FAQs below to familiarize yourself in more detail about the difference...

  Jul 12, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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North Of 60: Canadian HOS Rules

Drivers face harsh driving conditions and long stretches between communities north of latitude 60°N, so regulations include a modified set of rules for these drivers. What are the requirements when tr...

  Jun 27, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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FMCSA's Personal Conveyance Provision Explained

As you likely have heard, effective June 7, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has relaxed the protocol for drivers to enter personal conveyance as an ‘off duty’ status. Rea...

  Jun 11, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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ELD Violations Will Be Reflected In Your Hours Of Service Compliance Basic

As part of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) looks at seven categories, known as the Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvemen...

  Apr 18, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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Did You Know There Are HOS Exceptions For “Driver-Salespersons”?

Now, this maybe quite technical, but if you get through it, you might discover you may benefit from the exception rules outlined below after all. Who is a ‘driver-salesperson’? A ‘driver-salesperson’ ...

  Apr 12, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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Don't Be Fooled By The Date – April 1, 2018 ELD Enforcement Deadline Is Real!

As you have likely heard by now, even though the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was effective on December 18, 2017, law enforcement in the U.S. have been using a “soft enforcement” approach. ...

  Mar 28, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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What Is A Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) In The U.S.?

With the new 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...

  Feb 26, 2018     Marc Moncion 0

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

 

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Lead Expert - Fleet Complete

Marc is the Head 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 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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Ask The Expert - Guy Broderick (Driver trainer)

 

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Guest Expert - APPS Transport Group

Guy is a Driver Recruiter/Training Supervisor and Social Media Specialist at APPS Transport Group. Certified under the WSIB guidelines and a member of JHSC, Guy is an integral force behind the company's impeccable driving record. The APPS Safety Team has achieved the highest rating of Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration (CVOR) given by the Ministry of Transportation in Ontario. Since 2010, Guy has written for and contributed to numerous publications and associations, as well as has been elected as Chair of Ontario College of Trades Tractor Trailer Driver Trade Board, recently re-elected as Chair for the TTSAO Carrier Group, has sat on numerous provincial industry committees and is a Award Winning Driver recognized on both sides of the border.

 


 

Ask The Expert - Brayn Levi Gomez (professional installer)

 

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Guest Expert - Certified Professional Installer

Brayn transformed his passion and hobby of installing multimedia devices and car kits in luxury vehicles into a career in 2004. Since then, Brayn has installed thousands of electronics and GPS systems in a variety of vehicles and machines with or without a power source, even on bicycles. Bryan provides professional installation, re-installation and on-site technical services to Fleet Complete customers. Throughout his career, Brayn has encountered the effects of improper GPS system installation on the integrity of the vehicle and driver's safety, and offers his insights and tips to help ensure fleet managers and technicians are using best practices to install GPS equipment in their vehicles.