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As a professional driver there are certain requirements one must be able to produce in the event of a traffic or DOT stop. If the necessary items cannot be produced the driver will be found in violation and issued a citation for this offense. This citation will carry driver and company CSA points that can easily be avoided by ensuring you have the proper documentation on your person at all times. Valid CDL  Valid Medical Card  Valid Vehicle Registration  Current Insurance Card  ...


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The FIRSTFLEET, INC. 401(K) PLAN (the Plan) is a great way to save for retirement. The goal of the plan is to continue helping you build a more secure financial future by providing a wide array of investment options. Recently, we restructured the investment option line-up in effort to provide greater flexibility and choice for our employees. For more details on the upcoming investment option changes and effective date(s) please click this link. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please feel free to reach out to us at any time. ...


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This video presentation is of Jesse Wisener, FirstFleet driver from our Portland, TN location, giving detailed tips on how he works hard at achieving great Fuel Economy. Jesse is currently at 7.84 mpg!


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Although drivers can’t do anything about the cost of fuel, drivers choices on how they drive can have a big impact on bottom-line fuel economy. In this video, we are talking with Greg Basham, a driver for our Portland, TN facility. Greg's mpg is currently at 7.87.


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Attention Tennessee Residents: Don't miss the opportunity to apply for a Tennessee Trucking Foundation scholarship. The TTF has a NEW WEBSITE THIS YEAR: The CFMT scholarship application process this year is different from past years. The application that is on the CFMT website is "LIVE" and can be accessed here. Tennessee Trucking Foundation (TTF) Scholarships are available for dependent children, spouses or employees of companies who are members in good standing of the Tennessee Trucking Association. Scholarship recipients must be Tennessee residents who are enterin...


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Although drivers can’t do anything about the cost of fuel, drivers choices on how they drive can have a big impact on bottom-line fuel economy. In this video, we are talking with Keith Collins, a driver for our Cleveland, TN facility, domiciled in Jackson, MS. Currently Keith has our best MPG average in Cleveland at 7.57 miles per gallon!


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  A few quick updates for you with regard to changing DOT rules and regulations. Schedule one prescription drugs, even when prescribed by a doctor, that are in violation of federal prohibited substances will not be acceptable for a commercial driver to have in his or her system, and will result in enforcement action taken. A conviction for violation of the hands-free cell phone law is considered a serious violation, just as following too close or 15 or more miles per hour over the speed limit, and will be subject to the dot penalty where t...


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As we all know, everyone has stress in their lives, both at work and at home, and it is a major contributor to overall well-being. Please check out the attached link to the Healthways Well-Being Blog for ways to reduce or avoid stress and its impact on your health and life. Healthways Blog Link  
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Check out the helpful hints on maintaining a healthy heart, keeping tabs on your credit , protecting against identity theft, and creative yet inexpensive ways to reconnect with your mate in the February issue of "Everyday" provided by FirstFleet's EAP (employee assistance program) provider Health Management Systems of America.  To view this issue of Everyday click this link.    
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January is behind us and February is upon us….keep pushing forward with your New Year’s resolutions to pursue a healthier lifestyle including kicking the habit for good!  Check out the Quitnet smoking cessation program FirstFleet provides to all employees and their covered dependents who are enrolled in the company sponsored medical plans through BlueCross/BlueShield. Here’s to a healthier you!!  For more information click this link for details of how to get started.  
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As professionals in the transportation industry it is important that we stay informed of the changes and discussions that our facing our industry today.  I would like to share with you a few updates with regards to current topics of discussion from the perspective of the DOT and FMCSA. In 2011 the DOT issued over 1400 citations to commercial drivers for texting. CDL suspensions for things other than traffic violations, such as failure to pay child support, will not count against a CSA record. Off-site reviews by the DOT will...


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Mr. Laverne Strange of Ft. Wayne, IN was recently recognized by his employer FirstFleet, Inc, for Two Million Safe Miles driven. Mr. Strange drives for FirstFleet out of our Bluffton, IN facility. Mr. Strange has been with FirstFleet since 1989 and says that keeping a safe distance around him, watching out for the other drivers and expecting the unexpected are keys to his safe driving success. Perry Glancy, Laverne’s Fleet Manager at FirstFleet says that Laverne is always at work, has good relationships with fellow drivers and management an...


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Delaware, OH - Open House 1/29/2012 9:00 am - 3:00 pm The Delaware, OH facility of FirstFleet, Inc. has the need to add a few more drivers to better meet the needs of our dedicated partner. Delaware is located about 20 minutes north of Columbus in central Ohio. If you or any professional driver you know lives in or around this area please help us spread the word of this opportunity to join a growing company servicing a dedicated partner. All qualifying candidates who submit an application at our open house event will be presented with...


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  With the closing of one year and the beginning of another it is time once again for W-2 documents to be mailed to our employees and for the tax season to begin. On Janurary 14, 2012 W-2 documents were mailed to FirstFleet, Inc. employees using the address that we had on file as of December, 30, 2011. Every year there are questions, comments and concerns about the values represented on the documents. The taxable amounts shown on the W-2 often does not match up with any amount shown on the final paystub for the calendar year. To help explain the for...


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Beginning January 30, 2012 all commercial drivers, will be required to provide copies of their current medical certificate (if issued after January 30, 2012) to their respective state drivers licensing agency when renewing their license. Individual states will then have two years to incorporate medical certificate information into their state commercial driver's license system. You will get more information on this requirement from your home state very soon, if you haven't already.  This policy change is an enactment of the federal program to combine C...


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