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  • A Guide to Seals and Seal Regulations

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    Due to continuing incidents relating to terrorism, drug smuggling and other illegal activities, trade security issues have increased in relevance and urgency. To combat this, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other organizations have enacted several initiatives designed to uphold trade and border security. These initiatives are part of a multifaceted effort to establish reliable and safe trading procedures. One such security measure is the use Read More

  • Reflective Tape Regulations: What You Need To Know

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    It’s safe to say that very few people give much thought about a roll of reflective tape. The truth is, reflective tapes are one of those unsung safety "heroes", those materials that quietly help create a safer environment for almost everyone. Reflective material – and consequently reflective tape – was developed to enable objects to become visible at night Read More

  • Truck Safety Crack Down Begins Nationwide

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    Today the state police and the Department of Motor Vehicles are cracking down on unsafe trucks and buses.This new safety initiative is taking place all over the US as well as Canada and Mexico. The campaign was named Roadcheck 2011 and began today. The DMV along with the help of the state police have set up truck and bus safety Read More

  • How To Use Hazardous Material Regulations

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    The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) CFR 49 Parts 100 To 185 are issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and govern the transportation of hazardous materials in interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce. The primary goal of the HMR is the safety of the public and those whose occupations involve preparing hazardous materials for transportation or transporting them. To minimize risks, USDOT has issued specific requirements Read More

  • Tomorrow Is National No Phone Zone Day!

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    Tomorrow the Oprah Winfrey show is hosting National No Phone Zone Day. It is a reminder to all businesses and the general public to help put an end to distracted driving. The Oprah show will be having several different segments including live interviews with those who have been victims of car accidents where distracted driving was involved. To support the cause go onto Oprah's website Read More

  • No Texting, No Talking While Driving

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    Yesterday morning it was announced on Fast Lane the blog run by the US Secretary of Transportation , "two more states have joined the growing list--23 and counting!--of those who have banned texting behind the wheel: Nebraska and Kentucky. State legislators Governors Dave Heineman (NE) and Steve Beshear (KY) Read More

  • Are Your Protecting Your Packages?

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    Before mailing something that is valuable or sensitive be sure to secure the package prior to sending it. Often businesses forget how many hands a package may go through before reaching its final destination. Ensure the security of these important items by taking the proper measures to protect them. Simple and economical steps can be taken that will help against outside intruders trying to view or steal the contents Read More

  • Avoid Costly Fines With Seton's Custom Signs & Labels

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    Effective immediately commercial drivers are banned from texting and talking while driving according to the US Department of Transportation. Our Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, led by Administrator Anne Ferro, will prohibit commercial truck and bus drivers from texting with any handheld cellphone or other device that takes a driver’s attention off the road: Any truck or bus driver Read More