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Donald Jerrell

Recent Posts by Donald Jerrell:

What the Latest FMCSA Rule Changes Will Mean for Trucking

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

A busy week is happening with regard to FMCSA, Hours of Service, and DVIRs.

Topics: Transportation

FMCSA Kills Unnecessary DVIR Paperwork

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

Effective Dec. 18 (that's just seven days out), FMCSA will require a driver vehicle inspection report to be filled out only if defects or deficiencies are found.

Topics: Transportation

Give FMCSA Your Opinion on Minimum Insurance Coverage in Trucking

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration late last month published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on financial responsibility for motor carriers, freight forwarders, and brokers.

Topics: Transportation

So You Had a Trucking Accident: Who Needs to be Ready to Respond?

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

Companies train their drivers, employees, and managers on safety, all with the goal of preventing a trucking accident. But the fact is, claims do and will occur. And when they do, you better be ready.

Topics: Transportation

Medical Cards for Drivers: What Carriers Really Think

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

At our recent FMCSA and Wisconsin State Patrol Update, we had some lively Q&A on the requirements for medical cards for drivers.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

Don't Get Caught in Personal Conveyance Traps

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

For our transportation specialists at HNI, this is one of our favorite times of the year, and it has nothing to do with World Series baseball (Royals heartbreak!) or (epic amounts of leftover) Halloween candy.

Topics: Transportation Safety / Compliance

BREAKING NEWS: Motor Carriers Can Expect No Change in Minimum Insurance... For Now

DON JERRELL
HNI Associate Vice President

Contrary to what some trucking trade publications are saying, it appears that rulemaking requirement and increase in minimum levels of financial responsibility (aka insurance) will not be happening within the next year.

Topics: Transportation

Adjudicated Citations Finally Reflected in CSA Scores

DON JERRELL
Associate Vice President

Topics: Transportation

BREAKING NEWS: Ignore Rumors of 34-Hour Restart Suspension

DON JERRELL
Associate Vice President

The driver rumor mill and some social media sites are telling drivers that the 34-hour restart has been suspended for one year.

Topics: Transportation

Get Ready for Annual CVSA Roadside Inspection Blitz June 3-5

DON JERRELL
Associate Vice President

It's time again for the annual roadside inspection blitz!

Topics: Transportation