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Transportation Safety and DOT Compliance
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Transportation Safety and DOT Compliance

Ensuring Safety and Compliance for Fleet Operations

Seventy percent (70%) of all goods shipped within the United States are carried by commercial motor vehicles. In addition, consumer demand for goods is increasing, resulting in approximately 15 million registered commercial vehicles on the road, according to data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Lastly, there were approximately 510,000 police-reported crashes involving large truck commercial vehicles in 2019, of which 114,000 were injury crashes and 4,479 were fatal crashes.

We understand that high incident rates and poor driving performance can have a multitude of consequences for businesses, including higher likelihood of being audited, fined and having Department of Transportation (DOT) registrations suspended or revoked – not to mention increased insurance premiums, challenges retaining drivers and significant business disruptions to an already strained supply chain. For these reasons, it’s critical for companies that own fleets of commercial vehicles to implement and proactively monitor transportation safety and DOT compliance programs.

Federal and State transportation regulations are rapidly changing and it’s becoming more difficult to keep up with basic compliance. Our consultants are experts in requirements for Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. From assessments, program development and training, we are here to help ensure compliant transportation operations and prepare companies to efficiently manage fleet safety risks and liability.

Our Transportation Safety and DOT Compliance Services

Safety Management System Development and Support

Includes evaluation of existing programs, planning, prioritization, development of key performance indicators, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement.

DOT Compliance and Safety Program Development

Includes establishing compliance program baseline and developing fit-for-purpose policies and procedures.

DOT Authority

Includes helping to obtain DOT number, renewing MCS-150 forms, and Unified Carrier Registration.

FMCSA Compliance Assessments

Assessments will focus on registration, maintenance, hours of service, driver fitness and drug/alcohol compliance.

FMCSA New Entrant Compliance Program Development

Includes establishing a compliance program to pass the New Entrant FMCSA audit.

Hazardous Material and Dangerous Goods Consulting for Road Shipments

Includes employee training, incident reporting requirements, loading/unloading/marking requirements, tank specification testing requirements, shipping and transport permits, hazmat shipping permit and authority renewals, and security plans.

Hazardous Waste Shipping and Transportation Services

  • Waste Characterization
  • Waste Tracking and Manifest Recordkeeping
  • DOT/RCRA Training
  • Waste Management Playbooks
  • Waste Reporting
  • Waste Minimization
  • Waste Vendor Assessments
  • Zero Waste to Landfill Assistance

Fleet Efficiency and Sustainability Services

Includes viability and operating cost assessments for EV transition evaluations, idling emissions and energy consumption analysis and Scope 3 emissions support.

Driver Safety Training and Policy Development

Includes customized curriculums for safe driver training development and delivery.

Do you manage fleet operations? Contact us today to learn how we can help ensure the safety of your drivers and vehicles on the road.

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