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GMTA ANNOUNCEMENT

IRF/IFTA COVID-19 Extension Applies More than a few members reported some issues recently with the Department of Revenue notifying them of fines for late registration renewal despite the March 25 announcement from the Department that: “In addition to the tax deadline extension, all vehicle registrations that expire between March 16,

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Corona Virus Safety Alert

What is Coronavirus? The CDC is actively monitoring and responding to an outbreak of a new coronavirus strain called the “2019 novel coronavirus” or “COVID-19”. It was first detected in China and has now been detected in 70 locations internationally, including in the United States. Common signs of infection include

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International Roadcheck Set for May 5-7, 2020 with Emphasis on Driver Requirements

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will take place May 5-7, 2020. International Roadcheck is a high-volume, high-visibility three-day enforcement initiative that highlights the importance of commercial motor vehicle safety through roadside inspections. Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct

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Help Shape the Future of Transportation in North Carolina

    RALEIGH The department is in the process of conducting a two-year study to develop its new 30-year strategic transportation plan, called the NC Moves 2050 Plan. As part of the final phase of the study, the NC Moves 2050 project team has created a survey for the public

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Atlanta Safety & Service Meeting

Atlanta had it’s 3rd quarter Safety & Service meeting on Saturday. Congrats to all of our drivers who met the challenge and received awards. For the rest, keep trying! We want you all to receive rewards and appreciate the good driving skills and attitude it takes to win these quarterly

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week September 8 – 14, 2019

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 8-14, 2019, is when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.5 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely,

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Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are “Way in the Future” – By Neal E. Boudette – NY TIMES 7.16.2019

Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do. Argo AI’s self-driving technology will be used by Ford and Volkswagen in ride-sharing services. Credit Jeff Swensen for The New York Times A year ago,

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CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week Set for July 14-20, 2019 with a Focus on Speeding

Drivers’ actions contributed to a staggering 94 percent of all traffic crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) 2015 Traffic Safety Facts report. In response to this issue, law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in

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Come to our Atlanta Coffee & Donuts Drop-In! June 15, 2019

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FMCSA Sets June Date to Publish its Proposed Hours-of-Service Changes

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has slated publication of its notice of proposed rulemaking on changes to the Hours of Service rule for June 7. FMCSA also advised that it plans to then take comments on the NPRM until July 26. Those dates are per the latest “Significant Rulemaking

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