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Deadline To Begin Using National Registry Certified Medical Examiners, May 21, 2014

ChiroStop at Sapp Bros truck stop in Salt Lake City, Utah is the place where commercial drivers have been stopping to get their medical cards for more than 10 years. Now that the NRCME deadline is approaching, drivers are asking if they can still get their medical cards at ChiroStop. The answer to that question […]

FMCSA Final Rule & Compliance

Published in the December 27, 2011, Federal Register The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) final rule includes: Limitations on the 34-hour restart A mandatory break Changes to the definition of on-duty time. 34-Hour Restart For a driver who uses the 34-hour restart provision, two periods of time between 1:00 am and 5:00 am must be […]

FMCSA New Hours-Of-Service Rule Released

Trucker Doc here with an update on the upcoming Hours-of-Service rule. We’re expecting the final rule to be published officially on December 27th, 2011 – Federal Register. Limitations on the 34-hour restart, mandatory breaks, and changes to the definition of on-duty time highlight the new version of the hours-of-service regulations released by the Federal Motor […]

CMV Drivers Hand-Held Cell-Phone Ban

Texting Ban Now Extended To Hand-Held Cell-Phone Calls In September 2010, the FMCSA issued a regulation banning text messaging while driving a CMV, and PHMSA followed with a companion regulation in February 2011, banning texting by intrastate hazardous materials drivers. Starting 2102 , commercial drivers may not use a hand-held cell phone while driving. Penalties […]

Women Truckers – Whiz® Anywhere A Man Can!

Good Day Drivers,  Dr. Kenn here. I had a very interesting conversation with a woman driver a couple of weeks ago.  It was a discussion regarding sitting on a public toilet seat –  which is your only option in a truck-stop. She said, “If I’m just to tired to care if I sit on the […]

Utah Business – Who Needs A DOT Medical Card?

Are you a Utah business owner? Being located in Salt Lake City, we get quite a few calls from local business owners asking whether or not they, or their employees, need a DOT medical card. UDOT Driver Qualification Rules Here is a brief summary of the Utah Department of Transportation driver qualification rules: Operates a […]

Customer Appreciation Week at Sapp Bros Utah

A heads up to all our DOT PHYSICAL and CHIROPRACTIC customers. Save the dates – August 16th to 20th – we have a fabulous line up of activities at Sapp Bros Utah for the entire week. Free BBQ the night of Wednesday, August 18th. If you’re already a customer of Chiro Stop, please stop in […]