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States place restrictions on oversized trucks ahead of eclipse

The U.S. DOT has published tips for all drivers, including truckers, for driving during the total eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. Several states, including Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado, ...

Stay Metrics completes 100k driver surveys with online retention platform

Stay Metrics now has more than 5 million responses to individual questions for researching driver retention factors.

Heniff Transportation engages drivers in a high stakes performance game

Heniff Transportation developed a custom driver scorecard and incentive plan that is paying big dividends.

New Trimble technology predicts engine derating events

Trimble announced a new product that uses predictive analytics to alert users up to three days in advance of engine derating events.

Massachusetts driver named Grand Champion at National Truck Driving Championships

The championships were held in Orlando, Aug. 9-12, at the Orange County Convention Center. See the full list of winners here...
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DOT may alter protocol for diabetic truck drivers

Insulin-dependent diabetic truckers may no longer have to request a formal exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, should a new federal rule go into effect.

10 driver finalists named for annual Trucking’s Top Rookie award

Ten drivers moved a step closer to being named Trucking's Top Rookie for 2017 and winning $10,000 and a package of prizes in the contest presented by Truckers News.

Stay Metrics announces Scientific Advisory board, new scholarly research in trucking

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board are leading researchers in employee retention, behavior and behavioral analytics.

V3 Transportation matches driver donation to St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund

Burton was recently named the Expediter of the Year during the Expedite Expo and donated his $500 award to the charity.

A day in the books: trucking, logistics CFOs meet in Chicago to share financial strategies

One of the recurring themes at the conference was the need to stay on top of the growing amount of operational and financial data.

Driver engagement: Swift Transportation shifts into high gear

As the new vice president of driver engagement, Scott Barker will manage the information and feedback Swift gets from drivers to make improvements.

Prime, Inc., to scientifically match drivers with trainers using new Stay Metrics tool

Prime, Inc., will use the technology to facilitate a scientific process to pair driver trainees with Prime driver trainers.

Citizen Driver Award nomination period open

The 2018 Citizen Drivers will be recognized at a ceremony at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop in Walcott, Iowa, on May 8, 2018.

Drivers’ case against FMCSA over pre-employment reports stalls at Supreme Court level

A class-action lawsuit brought by six truck drivers -- and backed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association -- against the U.S. DOT and the pre-employment reports it distributes to carriers ...