From the desk of Penni Royston


Welcome to Miles of Training by Evilsizor. I’m thrilled you’re here—because I have so much I want to share with you concerning the FMCSA and USDOT compliance issues.

My goal is to translate all of the legal jargon into easy-to-understand methods. Let me know if you have any questions. I'm sure you're not alone!


November 7, 2019

Even though we still have less than 2 months left in the year 2019, it's a good idea to step back and evaluate your operations for the year.

What can you improve upon for next year? Figure out what your weaknesses were and get a game plan to be better next year! Or tomo...

September 5, 2019

Everyday around 200-300 applicants are seeking some sort of interstate authority whether it's broker, freight forwarder or motor carrier.  If you're not familiar with the process it can be a bit confusing.

We recommend you get off on the right foot with a specialist who...

August 28, 2019

Every MC/FF/MX number needs a process agent form BOC-3 to be filed with the FMCSA. File it here!

August 6, 2019

  • Do you feel lost and left out in the dark with so many regulations to learn and remember?

  • Did you get stopped at a port of entry and get fined because you had no idea you needed that particular permit?

  • Are you working long hours trying to figure out the p...

July 26, 2019

If you've been around the government agencies for any length of time you know there are tons of acronyms.  And trucking is no exception.  

If you're new to trucking this list should help you sort out all of the acronyms and learn the lingo...

  • 49CFR - 49th sectio...

July 25, 2019

Fuel costs can absorb a lot of your revenue for each mile you travel.  For 2 150-gallon tanks a typical semi carries can cost up to $1200 if you're paying $4 per gallon. 

When I was in California I saw diesel listed at $5 per gallon.  Luckily in a lot of states it...

July 22, 2019

If you're thinking about filing a name change with the FMCSA, read this first!

July 18, 2019

One morning a few years ago I was going through all of my pending files and noticed this status.  SUSPENDED instead of ACCEPTED.

A month prior we applied for a normal motor carrier authority, nothing special, nothing weird on the application.  

In the past this has only...

July 17, 2019

This is the million dollar question.  So many people think that if you've been assigned a USDOT and and MC number you are good to go. Think again.

Before you dive into this information...BREATHE!  I know you're anxious to get on the road but understanding the timeline i...

September 13, 2017

It's very important [and I can't stress the word IMPORTANT enough] that you have your Driver Qualification files in order.

Even if you're a sole owner/driver you need this file!


  • Persons who drives commercial motor vehicles as specified in 49 CFR P...

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