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New FMCSA “Hours-of- Service” Safety Regulations went into effect on 7/1/2013. Are you ready for the changes?


Most drivers must follow the Hours-of-Service Regulations if they drive a commercial motor vehicle, or CMV. In general, a CMV is a vehicle used as part of a business, is involved in interstate commerce and fits any of these descriptions:

  • Weighs 10,001 pounds or more
  • Has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of 10,001 pounds or more
  • Is designed or used to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) not for compensation
  • Is designed or used to transport 9 or more passengers (including the driver) for compensation
  • A vehicle that is involved in Interstate or intrastate commerce and is transporting hazardous materials in a quantity requiring placards is also considered a CMV

To help improve the safety of your fleet and reduce the possibility for costly fines, you can learn more about the changes click here

Reducing Liability Exposure


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  • Corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) – More than 800 million feet of CSST gas piping has been installed in the US since 1990. What is CSST? What are the benefits? Are there safety concerns if you have CSST in your home or business? Find out more at www. – a website provided courtesy of the National Association of State Fire Marshals.
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