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Lytx recognizes top drivers, coaches at user group

The awards acknowledge the best professional drivers and coaches currently using the Lytx DriveCam program.

Celadon gives company drivers, owner-operators pay increases

Owner-operators leased to the company, as well as company drivers, are receiving pay increases.

Preventable or not? Lowered dock door ruins driver’s day

John Doe didn’t notice an overhead door had been lowered partially before he began to exit the dock area and damaged both the door and his exhaust stack. Was this ...

Study shows truck parking availability systems helpful to drivers

A recent study by ATRI conducted to test the effectiveness of truck parking availability systems found that 60 percent of truck drivers that used the system indicated it "significantly" helped ...

Predicting driver turnover: the model sends a message

Drivers may not be aware of the kinds of data that can be used to predict turnover. Some predictive models give drivers a chance to provide direct input and be ...
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Air Force creating program to help military truckers get CDLs

The Air Force is creating a course to mirror the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) CDL Test program, which will enable examiners to certify Air Force truckers on ...

Preventable or not? Van crosses median, hits truck

Trucker John Doe tried to take evasive action when another truck crossed the median of the divided highway, but both vehicles were crunched. Was this a preventable accident?

Senator presses for easier transition into truck driving jobs for military vets

“So we have a state and national licensing problem here, and we can’t take the world’s best truck drivers and just automatically move them into civilian truck driving jobs," said ...

Startup Enlistics hopes to predict driver turnover with social media data

The Enlistics: Trucking platform collects applications, qualifies candidates and identifies success. It follows the launch of a similar product designed to help car dealerships fill sales positions.

Stay Metrics creates new predictive driver turnover model

With the new Predictive 2.0 model, Stay Metrics is providing motor carriers with insights on why drivers leave their companies.

With CDL skills tests a target for national attention, Jersey the latest state to OK 3rd party tests

A recent push by the state of New Jersey to allow CDL applicants to take their skills test through third-party providers aims to reduce the delay prospective truckers encounter, a ...

U.S. Xpress joins program to help military veterans transition into trucking

The program will allow military veterans to receive up to $25,700 from the VA, depending on their years of service in the military, on top of their salary from U.S. ...

Landstar names Peterbilt 579 giveaway winner

Landstar owner-operator Ralph Hall recently drove home in a brand new Peterbilt 579 after winning the truck in the company's Deliver to Win Truck Giveaway.

Preventable or not? Red-light runner rams truck’s rear end

A four-wheel driver slammed into the right rear corner of John Doe’s trailer as it was crossing the roadway. Was this a preventable accident?

TCA names 7 drivers ‘Highway Angels’ in recent weeks for efforts in aiding other motorists, truckers

Three of the seven drivers honored helped other drivers who were suffering heart attacks, while others helped drivers out of vehicles following crashes. One even helped deliver a baby.