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Nomination period opens Monday for Trucking’s Top Rookie contest

The award, named in honor of the late Mike O’Connell, recognizes the best professional truck driver who has been on the job for less than a year.

Pride Transport’s driver orientation: cool trucks, cool people

Driver onboarding has become a major area of focus for fleets. Pride Transports shows technology that helps keep drivers satisfied

What’s the future hold for the owner-operator? Report explores the subject in-depth

CCJ sister site Overdrive published in March and April a two-month, multi-part series on what the future may hold for the U.S. owner-operator, the one-truck business model and the future ...

The gamification of driver training

Some fleets are using technology to create a training experience for drivers that is engaging and rewarding.

ProSight Specialty Insurance offers enhanced driver drug testing for policyholders

ProSight says its new drug testing program helps identify drug use among drivers that is not monitored in the typical DOT test.
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ATA, other transportation associations present safe driver poster to FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was presented Tuesday with a poster honoring 76 truck and bus drivers for millions of miles of accident-free driving.

TCA, Overdrive and Truckers News announce 2015 Company Driver of the Year, Owner-Operator of the Year

The Truckload Carriers Association, Overdrive and Truckers News named Danny Smith and Edward Mark Tricco the 2015 Drivers of the Year.

Fleet execs discuss strategies to attract, retain women drivers

At the Truckload Carriers Association annual convention in Las Vegas, Mar. 8, a panel of women fleet executives discussed the opportunities and obstacles of bringing more women drivers into the ...

Stay Metrics enhances research tools to identify, prevent early driver turnover

The primary cause of early driver turnover is unmet, and in many cases, unrealistic job expectations, according to ongoing research by Stay Metrics of data from its base of motor ...

Women In Trucking seeks ‘to create a truck that accommodates women’

A major challenge for women drivers and smaller frame men is the ability to properly adjust air ride seats so they can comfortably reach controls.

Goodyear names three finalists for Highway Hero award

This year’s finalists are Mark Cavanagh from Hillsville, Va., Dorian Cole from Los Angeles and Julian Kaczor from Utica, N.Y.

Changing driver behaviors: expert gives pointers at Lytx conference

Lasting behavior change won't occur unless the person has the ability to feel successful, explained BJ Fogg, Ph.D., an expert in creating systems to change human behavior.

Grand Island Express, Halvor Lines choose Stay Metrics platform for drivers

Grand Island Express and Halvor Lines are now using a custom-fit driver rewards, research and engagement platform from Stay Metrics to enhance the workplace experience of their drivers.

Carroll Fulmer Logistics signs with Vertical Alliance Group for online driver training

The Infinit-i Prime system’s short training segments were a big improvement over the other online training platforms that Carroll Fulmer Logistics had utilized in the past.

Fleets say Comdata’s hotel network removes a ‘frustration point’ for drivers

Motor carriers with company drivers, owner-operators, or a combination of both, are now using a hotel network as part of their Comdata fleet card program to save money and improve ...