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Inflation Meets Transportation: Fines for Violations Increase

Avoid HOS Violation Penalties with Electronic Driver Log Software Drive trucks? Fines are going UP! See how much. If it wasn’t already important enough to follow transportation regulations, the FMCSA recently added another reason to ensure compliance–fine increases for violations. In an April 3rd ruling, the FMCSA announced increases to fines across the board for violations to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs). These increases, which can be as much as $20,000*, are attributed to laws enacted by Congress that allow for increase to fine amounts. The new fines will adjust for inflation and motor…

HOS fines are racking up!

$343,647,360.00

HOS fines since the beginning of 2016*

What could you do with that kind of money?

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Gallons of fuel

127,749,948

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Truck tires

1,381,135

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Smokey & The Bandit DVDs

68,729,472

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iTunes downloads of
Eastbound and Down

115,479,524

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Miles of road paved with $

68,729,472

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Driver salaries

68,729,472

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