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Did You Know?
A provision of the federal regulations relating to
periodic inspections of commercial motor vehicles
could save time and money for IANA members.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has
determined that periodic inspection programs completed in 24
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periodic inspection requirements by being comparable to,
or as effective as, the federal periodic inspection. This
means that members in those jurisdictions may be
conducting multiple inspections when it may not be
necessary to do so. The regulatory section of the
FMCSA regulations that permits this practice is
49 CFR §396.23.
"IANA is calling members' attention
to the issue of periodic inspections and
the equivalency of some state and
provincial programs as a service to
those who might not be aware of
this," said Steve Keppler, senior vice
president and members' point of
contact for questions.
The states where
inspections are equivalent

to the FMCSA periodic inspection are: Alabama, California,
Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland,
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New
Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah,
Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The District of
Columbia's program also is included on the list compiled by
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Petroleum Gas Board.
The Canadian provinces include Alberta, British Columbia,
Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario,
Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and the Yukon
Territory.
The FMCSA listed the states last year in a little-noticed
portion of the Federal Register (FR Vol. 81, No. 51, Wednesday,
March 16, 2016, pages 14195-14197) relating to acceptance of
Mexico's periodic inspection program as an equivalent to U.S.
standards.
Oklahoma, which once had an inspection requirement,
repealed that provision and no longer complies, according to the
Federal Register notice.
Other states either don't have their own periodic inspection
programs or have been determined by FMCSA to not be
comparable to, or as effective as, the federal requirements.

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Insights - March/April 2017
IANA News
Chassis Transition Has Moved Forward, More Changes Ahead
Did You Know?
New 2018 Rule Presents Complicated Picture for Chassis
Winning Driver Recruitment Formula: Communication + Consistency + Social Media + Personal Touch
How the U.S. Labor Department Helps Hire Vets for Intermodal Jobs
FMCSA Aids Military Drivers in Transition to CDL
Freight Report
Werner Enterprises: A Case Study in Military Hiring Success
Fleets Have Wide Range of Military Recruiting Contacts
Suppliers Can Prosper Using Multiple Channels, New Approaches
Intermodal Information Services
Government News
International Intermodal News
New Members
People News
State News
Intermodal Calendar
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Did You Know?
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Insights - March/April 2017 - New 2018 Rule Presents Complicated Picture for Chassis
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Insights - March/April 2017 - 18
Insights - March/April 2017 - Winning Driver Recruitment Formula: Communication + Consistency + Social Media + Personal Touch
Insights - March/April 2017 - 20
Insights - March/April 2017 - How the U.S. Labor Department Helps Hire Vets for Intermodal Jobs
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Insights - March/April 2017 - FMCSA Aids Military Drivers in Transition to CDL
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Freight Report
Insights - March/April 2017 - Werner Enterprises: A Case Study in Military Hiring Success
Insights - March/April 2017 - Fleets Have Wide Range of Military Recruiting Contacts
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Suppliers Can Prosper Using Multiple Channels, New Approaches
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Insights - March/April 2017 - Intermodal Information Services
Insights - March/April 2017 - Government News
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Insights - March/April 2017 - International Intermodal News
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Insights - March/April 2017 - New Members
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