Posts Categorized: Parts

CVSA Releases 2016 Brake Safety Week Results


Commercial motor vehicle enforcement members of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conducted 18,385 CMV and brake system inspections during Brake Safety Week, Sept. 11-17, 2016. Inspectors reported 13.2% of inspections with out-of-service brake violations and 14.8% of inspections with non-brake related out-of-service violations, each inclusive of some with violations in both categories. During the week-long… Read more »

With Speed Limiter Proposed, Drivers Respond


A proposed rule to mandate the use of speed limiting devices on heavy-duty trucks was published in the Federal Register on Sept. 7, 2016, officially opening the 60-day comment period on the rule. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released the proposed rule Aug. 26, which would require trucks weighing more than 26,000 lbs. to… Read more »

5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs

5 Things You Need to Know About ELDs Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs. Heavy Duty Trucking recently identified 5 things you need to know about the ELD mandate.  This is a follow up to other reports we have issued on… Read more »

3 Ways To Save On Tires At Davis Transport

At Davis Transport we are constantly looking for ways to make our driving team more successful.  At Davis Transport we have an exceptional tire program that maximizes casing value and allows owner-operators to save significant money on their tire purchases.  On top of saving money on the tires and consistently having casing credits to use… Read more »

Big Sky Canvas Flatbed Tarp Coupon Code

At Davis Transport, Inc we are constantly working to provide ways to make others in the transportation industry more successful. Recently we reached out to a local company in Montana called Big Sky Canvas to see if we could put together a tarp deal for anyone that receives this email. Big Sky Canvas has agreed to… Read more »

ELD Mandate Has Been Published

ELD Mandate Has Been Published.  To learn more about the mandate click on the Top 10 Things About ELD Mandate link. Davis Transport has been working with electronic logs for an extended period of time in preparation for the mandate. 10 Things to Know about ELD Mandate Davis Transport, Inc. is a leading flatbed transportation… Read more »

ELD Rule Will Take Longer To Publish

Congress’ long awaited rule to mandate electronic logging devices on commercial trucks will wait a little longer. Many owner-operators are probably happy about the delay, but the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) claims the rule will be published in 2014. The mandate to have ELDs on all trucks was contained in MAP-21, the transportation… Read more »

Load Tarping Best Practices

With the advent of bad weather, Davis Transport wants to look at some safe practices for safely tarping loads in all weather conditions. Davis Transport provides 100% flatbed tarp pay to our flatbed owner operators . Passing on this payment allows us to give our ownership of tarped loads and allow them to earn extra… Read more »

JMC Steel installs new SafeTarp systems

JMC Steel Group is proud to announce the installation of two SafeTarp systems. One system will be in Wheatland Tube Chicago, IL and the other in Warren, OH. Beginning on Monday November 4, 2013 drivers loading at Chicago – Wheatland will be able to increase the safety and efficiency of the tarping process through the… Read more »