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April 15, 2016
NASHUA – Today in Nashua, members of the New Hampshire Motor Transport Association officially endorsed Kelly for reelection to the US Senate because she’s led the fight against overreaching federal regulations that threaten New Hampshire’s trucking industry. “I am honored by this endorsement, and so grateful to the NH Motor Transport Association for our many years of work together as we fight against overreaching federal regulations that threaten small businesses,” said Kelly. “I look forward to continuing our partnership and working for New Hampshire’s truckers and consumers.” “We’ve always been grateful to work alongside Kelly as she leads the charge on issues that could impact the commercial motor carrier industry, and we are proud to endorse her today,” said Bob Sculley, President of the New Hampshire Motor Transport Association. “Kelly is a champion not only for truck owners and operators, but also for the New Hampshire residents and consumers who every day utilize goods and services delivered by truck. It is incredibly clear that Kelly is the strongest candidate to fight for us in the Senate.” Since arriving in the Senate, Kelly has been a staunch advocate for New Hampshire’s small business truckers. She’s been a leader on opposing a number of proposed federal rules that would burden small business truckers and owner-operators in particular, and has introduced legislation to delay these regulations from taking effect. The NH Motor Transport Association represents 300 members of the state’s trucking industry.
Reprinted from Fleet Owner staff
The FMCSA has issued a safety advisory about risks associated with the possession and use of battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices—such as e-cigarettes, personal vaporizers, and electronic nicotine delivery systems—in commercial transportation.
The Department of Labor has announced a 78 percent increase in penalties for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations, effective Aug. 1.
Recordkeeping – 8/30 am
Reasonable Suspicion – 8/30 pm
Collectors – 9/23
Maintenance and Pre-trip – 9/29
CMVR Owners – 10/20 am
CMVR Drivers 10/20 pm
Registration Forms will be available soon!
Air Brake ABS – July 19, 2016
This is the third in this series for Air Brake Systems. This class (Anti-Lock Brake Systems) offers diagnostics and proper maintenance procedures on the Rockwell Wabco/Bendix systems.
Inspectors will be keying in on brake safety again this September when the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week takes place Sept. 11-17.
July 13, 2016
This training class will meet the requirements of 49 CFR Part 172.704, and 177.800(c). This is a required training for all Hazmat employees. Mandatory testing is included and a Certificate of Training will be awarded.
** Employees must be trained within 90 days after date of hire and retraining is required every 3 years.**
All Philadelphia Regional Interstates and Expressways Remain Open to Passenger Vehicles
King of Prussia, PA – Commercial vehicles weighing more than five tons will be prohibited from traveling on Interstate 95 between Exit 13 (Interstate 76 West/Route 291/Valley Forge) and Exit 22 (Interstate 676) in Philadelphia from Saturday, July 23 at 12:00 PM, until midday Friday, July 29.
Sky Meadow Country Club, 6 Mountain Laurels Drive, Nashua, NH
You must register by July 15, (next Friday) to have priority reservations. After July 15 space will be filled on a first come basis. We currently have 77 golfers registered with space for 144.
Not a golfer? Consider sponsoring a hole, lunch, dinner, or donate raffle prizes with your company logo advertised.