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Gary Land

Gary Lands heads up DAT's Fleet Compliance operations and has many years of experience keeping drivers running legal.

Should I Use a GPS for Fuel Taxes?

Filing IFTA fuel taxes is all about keeping accurate records. Do you have all your fuel receipts? Read More

Final Stage of MC Number Rule Suspended

The trucking industry has spent several months waiting to hear from the FMCSA about when the new Unified Registration System… Read More

5 New Regulations that Could Change Trucking

<p>New rules like the ELD mandate have the potential to force some small carriers out of business and raise freight… Read More

4 Ways the New Overtime Rule Hits Trucking Companies

Your payroll expenses might take a big hit this December. That’s when a new law will change how overtime pay works. Read More

Flaw in Highway Bill Would Hurt Small Carriers

A new highway funding bill has passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate… Read More

How to Get Your Operating Authority

<p>Thinking about starting your own business? Read More

Are You Making These Common IFTA Fuel Tax Mistakes?

As a carrier, you are navigating all the time, but when it comes to navigating your IFTA fuel tax liabilities… Read More

Keeping Paperwork Organized in the Cab

It pays to get a receipt for every single business expense. But those little slips of paper are hard to track if… Read More

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