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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 ...

Rolling Strong shows new mobile health, wellness platform for drivers

The Rolling Strong health and wellness platform is accessed from both IOS and Android mobile devices as well as in-cab computing systems.

FMCSA rule setting training standards for new truck drivers takes effect

After a five-month due to regulatory reviews ordered by the Trump Administration, a rule setting national training standards for new truck drivers has become law. Effective as of June 5, ...

Aiming for retention: keeping drivers engaged

A number of products are geared up to help fleets improve driver engagement in key facets of work.

California labor agency orders XPO to pay truckers $855k in backpay for non-driving time

XPO Logistics is appealing a California’s agency’s award totaling $855,286 to four owner-operators for alleged wage law violations, including under a 2016 mandate compensating non-driving work tasks.

R.E. Garrison Trucking to outfit 700-truck fleet with EpicVue satellite TV service

Currently the fleet’s technicians are performing EpicVue installations at a rate of about 25 to 30 systems per week.

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 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 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

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.

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 ...

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 ...