How to Prevent Truck Crashes

How to Prevent Truck Crashes

According to a recent study, nearly 90% of all truck accidents are caused by human error and are, in most cases, avoidable. This demonstrates how critical it is for truck drivers to take the necessary precautions to avoid accidents in the first place. Tips for...
How to Get an MC Number

How to Get an MC Number

A division of the Department of Transportation, the purpose of the FMCSA is to keep injuries and commercial driver road incidents to a minimum. Transportation companies that meet certain criteria must apply for operating authority, also known as an MC number,...
Registering for a USDOT Number

Registering for a USDOT Number

Employers are required to register their commercial motor vehicles with the FMCSA to obtain a USDOT number. Vehicles that must register for a USDOT number are those used in interstate commerce and fall into one of the categories below: Have a GVWR of 10,001 pounds or...
What’s a BOC 3 Filing?

What’s a BOC 3 Filing?

If you’re a transportation company in the United States you must file a BOC-3 with the FMCSA before you’re permitted to legally operate. So, if you’re a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder and plan to conduct business across state lines...