Special Compliance Laws Apply to More than You Might Think

Do you drive a vehicle over 10,000 lbs (4,500kg)? Or haul heavy loads with your pickup truck? If so, there are transportation laws you need to be aware of. Who Might be Affected? When people think about laws that apply to heavy vehicles they tend to think only of semi trucks and trailers. Rarely [...]

2017-10-16T21:27:00+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Drivers, RVs, trucking|

What can I tow with this pickup truck

  I am an avid RVer, and like many of you, I belong to many camping and RV forums. I am also a safety and compliance specialist for the trucking industry, so weights and measures, load security and legal mumbo jumbo are part of my daily life.  That is why this subject is near [...]

2017-07-25T21:03:15+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Drivers, RVs, Tid bits, Uncategorized|

Cabotage Rules for the Canadian driver

One of the most popular questions we get is, can a Canadian driver do pick up and deliveries in the United States.  Many drivers and carriers understand that inter-stating is typically not allowed yet they have unique situations they need clarification about,  such as can I move empty trailers to a different point in [...]

Fraudulent and Misleading Marketing to New FMCSA Applicants

  Aggressive and misleading marketing, this is not the first time we have written about this subject and looks like it won't be our last.   For anyone who has applied for a DOT or MC, MX, or FF operating authority it is likely you have been bombarded with phone calls, faxes and emails from [...]

FMCSA delays URS again

URS compliance deadline gets pushed back again as FMCSA needs more time to get ready. On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that the implementation date for the final stage of it’s Unified Registration System (URS) will be moved again. Originally slated to be September 30, 2016, and moved [...]

2016-12-13T19:49:06+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Operating Authority, United States, US Regulations|

PSTC Partners with KeepTruckin

ELD and GPS Solutions in One Box Your decision on how to manage your trucking fleet just got a lot easier.  Peter Suess Transportation Consultants are proud to announce their new partnership with KeepTruckin.  KeepTruckin is the leading provider of DOT and FMCSA-approved-and-compliant electronic logs for truck drivers, motor coach bus drivers and oil gas [...]

2016-12-08T16:56:38+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Drivers, Fuel Taxes, Hours of Service, Uncategorized|

The ABC’s of ELDs

Here is a little information about Electronic Logging Devices for Canadians brought to you by the OTA.   Are you looking for an ELD device so you can be ready for the FMCSA's December 2017 deadline? Talk to us, we not only provide ELD solutions we are your compliance experts.   Click here to [...]

2016-11-14T18:45:44+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Canadian Regulations, US Regulations|