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!


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...

July 16, 2019

Thinking of starting a new company?  Here are a few things to think about.  The type of company you want to form, legally speaking.

Here's a basic list of what I see that are most common.  Of course speak with an accountant or your attorney to see what is best in y...

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