Guidelines : Rules And Regulations

1331 WordsNov 16, 20166 Pages
Step 1 rules and regulations 1).Tracking systems - Most semi-trucks have a "black box" which records important information that can be used for evidence in an accident case. Possible evidence could include: Speed during the accident, brake condition, use of seat belts, engine speed, etc. 2). Driver log books - Drivers are required to keep a log book containing information about miles driven per day, hours off duty, and more. This information can reveal whether the driver was fatigued. 3). Radio recordings - Radio recordings between a driver and dispatch center can provide solid evidence in a case. These recordings are often taped. 4). Driver qualification files - All trucking companies are required to maintain driver qualification files, which include information from state agencies (what states a driver has driven in,) prior employer contracts, copies of violations of motor traffic laws, DOT physical reports, and more. 5). Other information - We look at accident registers, traffic violation convictions, alcohol and drug tests, satellite tracking systems, recording devices, trip summaries, toll tickets, fuel receipts, weight tickets, and other information to give us a better idea of how and why an accident happened. Step 2 safety A trucking safety plan should contain a robust safety orientation for all drivers. This section covers road safety and defensive driving techniques. How to prevent accidents as well as preventive maintenance for your vehicle should also be
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