New Entrant Carrier Setup Mississippi
Also Serving Alabama
New Entrant Carrier Setup
As a new carrier you are designated as a New Entrant once you receive your USDOT number. Regulations require that a New Entrant safety audit be conducted on your business within your first 18 months of operation.
Transafe can help you outline your DOT safety program so that you can easily pass the New Entrant audit.
Basic Protocol and Guidance Included in Our Service
Transafe’s trained and experienced consultants will work with you to help you avoid making the 16 Deadly Sins enumerated by the FMCSA. We will guide you in formulating and assembling your safety program to protect your business from a failed audit
Here are the elements of the New Entrants Safety Program that we can customize to suit the needs of your organization:
Operating Authority and Insurance
Transafe will make sure you have the proper operating credentials and review of your insurance limitations is also included.
Driver Qualification Records
Your consultant will help you navigate through the documents needed in your DQ files according to where and how your drivers operate. We will assist you in getting the necessary documents if you do not have those files yet.
Hours of Service
We will review hours-of-service regulations, supporting documents, hours of service exemptions, and document which drivers need electronic logging devices or ELDs.
Alcohol and Drug Testing Program
Your consultant will advise you regarding drug and alcohol testing program and ensure you meet the complicated requirements
The New Entrant Audit
The actual audit can be a time consuming and complicated matter. Transafe will handle the audit for you, from start to finish, either through the off site program portal or in person if needed.