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Here's how to get your under-21 drivers insured
Insurance providers say age doesn't matter; it's about experience. But the courts look at the trucking company and its training and safety programs. Here's what the experts have to say about those programs and onboarding 18-year-old drivers.
June 30, 2022
Samsara introduces new platform features at first user conference
Its newest features focus on transforming the worker experience to help companies not only retain drivers, but also to improve operational efficiencies and, ultimately, save money.
June 16, 2022
Driver coaching and scorecarding
FleetUp introduces new dashcam footage annotation feature
The new feature categorizes driving events based on risk level and allows managers to provide evidence-based driver coaching.
May 31, 2022
How many alerts are too many alerts? Telematics providers offer insight on driver alert fatigue.
Opponents of technology in trucks say too many alerts can cause driver distraction and fatigue, ultimately rendering telematics not only useless but harmful, but AI technology has been shown to significantly reduce distracted driving events.
May 18, 2022
These are the good ol’ days for truck drivers, and they’re getting better
Mobile connectivity and digital workflows have changed the driver’s workday for the better.
May 3, 2022
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Adoption of multi-camera technology is on the rise among fleets
Mutli-cam technology has many benefits like accident prevention, accident reconstruction, a reduction in downtimes and more, but barriers still exist as talks increase among regulatory authorities surrounding the requirement of backup cameras, at minimum.
April 26, 2022
Drivers lose 40% of their drive time. Where is it going?
Research conducted by the MIT Freight Lab shows truck drivers on average spend only about 6.5 hours a day driving out of 11 available hours.
December 9, 2021
AI for good – The fleet industry’s pioneering role
Historically, fleet operators have managed safety risks with training programs, manual coaching sessions and manager ride-alongs.
October 26, 2021
8 tips to save on fleet costs
Keeping track of costs can be harrowing, especially the incidental ones.
October 4, 2021
Defensible or not? Experts give steps to prevent legal risks
Plaintiff attorneys will do everything they can to convince judges and jurors that defendant carriers are not doing everything possible to operate safely.
September 9, 2021
Research: 'community of learners' training works for drivers
A 'community of learners' approach was recently implemented and researched with the drivers at America’s Service Line.
August 31, 2021
Distracted driving: What drivers who crash are looking at
Distracted driving has only gotten worse during the pandemic, and a new report reveals exactly which behaviors get drivers into trouble, and even collisions on the road. See what in-cab video reveals about distracted driving here.
August 1, 2021
Accelerated digital transformation efforts a driving force of fleet optimization
With more advanced driver workflow software, each trucking company can customize their workflow steps and forms for drivers to suit their specific needs.
July 5, 2021
How to (and how not to) use trucking telematics
Smart data management and application will help fleet managers maximize the functionality of their systems.
May 5, 2021
Experts say fleets should prioritize camera evidence for safety
Telematics, ELDs and event recorders help safety conscious Stewart Transport prioritize driver performance and safety.
April 18, 2021
Montgomery Transport cuts claims with image-based load securement app
An app that started out as a way to improve communication between drivers and management at flatbed carrier Montgomery Transport now helps drivers improve load securement and lower risk for themselves and their company.
April 1, 2021
US Transport's driver acquisition strategy pays off
The flight risk of drivers is high after an acquisition, but US Transport developed a communications strategy that has reduced turnover by 20% during the past year.
February 22, 2021
Driver scoring app is creepy but effective
The author and his family take on a driver monitoring program that has them a little creeped out and frustrated but also striving to keep their driving scores high.
January 27, 2021
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Service and repair
Maintaining proper tire pressure presents 'huge opportunity in today's volatile fuel market'
Aside from keeping an eye on the numbers at the pumps, tire experts advise keeping a close eye on tire pressure to help maximize fuel economy at a time when fuel prices have reached historic highs.
Supreme Court will not hear trucking's AB 5 case, law will take effect for industry
Growth of used truck values rival stock market from mid-2020 to mid-2022
Kenan Advantage Group acquires Louisiana petrochem company
USA Truck acquired by DB Schenker
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