DOT Compliance Rules

All Operators DOT compliance rules apply to most limousine operators.  Those providing airport transfers are generally interstate operators and require a DOT Number, MC Number, and at least $1.5m in insurance. Interstate Operations FMCSA has interpreted pre-arranged transportation operating at the airport, seaport, train station, etc, to be a continuation of the original trip (multi-modal transportation). This means that unless the flight originated in your state and you can show…

International Roadcheck 2015

What is International Roadcheck 2015? Since 1988 federal inspectors across North America have teamed up for the annual CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) 72-hour safety blitz every summer.  This year the event runs from June 2nd through the 5th.  During this period on average 17 vehicles will be inspected every minute for 72 straight hours.   With most inspections being level 1 inspections on both vehicle and driver. Are your drivers…

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DOT Drug Testing

Why conduct DOT drug testing? It’s the law.  Driving a commercial vehicle requires skill and attention on behalf of the operator.  Studies have proven that drug and alcohol use can inhibit the ability of a person to safely operating a motor vehicle. The US DOT has created numerous regulations to prevent drivers from using drugs and alcohol in order to protect their passengers and the motoring public.  As a motor carrier…