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Ohio bills aim to help fleets find drivers

The bills would provide tax credits to fleets that start on-the-job training programs, provide scholarships and loans for prospective trucking school students, help younger truckers obtain insurance and help military ...
New research shows turnover predictors for women drivers

New research shows turnover predictors for women drivers

New research from Stay Metrics shows that dissatisfaction with the tractor is the top reason women drivers leave their carriers. Concerns about the maintenance department and maintenance frequency are also ...
Bison, Landstar drivers earn Driver of the Year nods

Bison, Landstar drivers earn Driver of the Year nods

Bison Transport driver Murray Manuliak and Landstar Systems owner-operator Gary Buchs earned company driver and owner-operator of the year awards Tuesday at the Truckload Carriers Association's annual convention in Nashville, ...
Lytx recognizes top drivers, coaches at user group

Lytx recognizes top drivers, coaches at user group

The awards acknowledge the best professional drivers and coaches currently using the Lytx DriveCam program.
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Celadon gives company drivers, owner-operators pay increases

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

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

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

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 ...
Air Force creating program to help military truckers get CDLs

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

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

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

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 ...