inspections each designed for a particular purpose. FMCSA gives states and local jurisdictions funding to perform these inspections and collect data, which can impact future enforcement inspection plans.
Today’s trucking companies face the ever-growing challenges of making the best use of time to train their drivers. Most of today’s drivers are not making income if they are sitting still. Also, most of them view training as an inconvenience certainly if they are not being compensated for it.
One area where carriers too often have financial and operational loss is crash and claims management. There are essential items to consider to help mitigate this expense and its potential strain on a business.
As a retired law enforcement captain, I’ve conducted more than 15,000 Department of Transportation (DOT) roadside inspections, and many times, drivers asked me, “Why me? Why did I get inspected?” I can confidently say inspections are seldom random.