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Jason Craig — Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

Jason has 20 years of industry experience and a deep understanding of government policies. He monitors regulatory and legislative issues impacting the transportation and produce industries for C.H. Robinson. Jason is member of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC) and serves as an election judge in the City of Minneapolis.

Out-of-Service ELD Enforcement: 3 Things to Know

Out-of-Service ELD Enforcement: 3 Things to Know | The Road

On August 28, 2017, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that out-of-service orders regarding ELD compliance will not be enforced until April 2018. CVSA works with state-level law enforcement departments to enforce transportation policy.

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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

New CSA Report Recommends Program Overhaul: What Happens Now?

When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait | The Road

A widely anticipated report on the Compliance Safety and Accountability program (CSA) was released on June 27 by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). This report was required by Congress as part of the FAST Act signed by President Obama in December 2015. There had been growing evidence and criticism by carriers, shippers, and brokers that CSA data, and specifically Safety Measurement System (SMS) BASIC percentiles, were misleading and inaccurate when applied to individual carriers.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

ELDs: What You Need to Know

ELDs: What You Need to Know | The Road

It appears at least one of the potential roadblocks to ELD implementation is now off the table. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court opted not to hear OOIDA’s lawsuit challenging the mandate that truck operators must use electronic logging devices to track hours of service beginning on December 18.

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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

3 Potential Disruptors to ELD Implementation

3 Potential Disruptors to ELD Implementation | The Road

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As the ELD mandate marches along toward a December 2017 implementation date, let’s recap some of the latest news and discussions in the marketplace. While most expect and plan on the ELD mandate to go into effect as scheduled, there are a handful of events and issues that could delay or outright vacate the rule.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule: What it Means for the Carrier Community

Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule: What it Means for the Carrier Community | The Road

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If you ever transport human food or perishable animal food in your truck, you may have already heard about the Sanitary Transportation of Food rule, which will take effect on April 6. It’s one piece of the larger Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), but this particular rule has more of a direct impact for the trucking business.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson