FMCSA Adds 12 Violations to SMS, Updates SMS Website

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) added 12 violations to the Safety Measurement System (SMS) to give large truck and bus companies a more complete picture of their safety performance. This update aligns with recent changes to FMCSA’s roadside inspection collection software and builds on efforts to continuously improve the consistency of data in… Read more »

NSC Technologies Acquires Superior Resource Group: Expanding Service Lines and Capabilities Nationwide

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  NSC Technologies is pleased to announce that it has acquired Superior Resource Group. June 30, 2017 – White Wolf Capital LLC (“White Wolf”) is pleased to announce that NSC Technologies, LLC (“NSC”) has acquired Superior Resource Group, Inc. (“SRG”).  White Wolf recapitalized NSC, in partnership with NSC’s management team, in November 2016.  The acquisition… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Roadway Safety During Wet Weather

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  They say April showers bring May flowers, whatever the case, Spring’s beautiful flowers are often proceeded by wet weather. Wet weather can create hazardous conditions on the roadway. Below are 5 simple steps to roadway safety during wet weather. Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data… Read more »

Commercial Vehicle Safety. It’s What We’re Thinking About.

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017. Over a 72-hour period, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and their drivers. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This year’s focus… Read more »

Women in Trucking

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We are always happy to hear exciting news about women in trucking. NSC Technologies would like to extend a warm congratulates to Andra Rush, winner of the Women in Trucking Association’s 2017 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award. Andra has been honored extensively for her innovative job creation and manufacturing ingenuity. Rush is chair and CEO… Read more »

“Keep the Shiny Side Up and the Muddy Side Down”

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“Keep the shiny side up and the muddy side down,” is an old trucker saying that means in dry or sloppy weather, drivers kept trucks upright and on or near the roadway. It doesn’t mean a truck never got away from me. That happened in the wee hours of a late winter morning, when heavy snow and… Read more »

Distracted Driving: A Growing Issue

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We all know that hand-held mobile devices can be the biggest cause of driver distraction. But, did you know that there are many other things going on in the cab that can also distract truckers from keeping their eyes on the road? In this post we will take a look at the growing issue of… Read more »

Why Trucking is a Safe Bet for Military Veterans

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Safety isn’t just a buzzword in the trucking industry — it’s a lifestyle. It has to be, for a reason more than familiar to military veterans: neglecting safety comes with consequences. Fortunately, veterans transitioning into trucking will find a familiar and enduring commitment to safety. The statistics prove it. According to the American Trucking Association,… Read more »