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Changing the culture

Arnold Transportation Services, “the Original Regional Carrier,” is a full-service truckload carrier headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas, with a heritage that dates back to the 1930s when its strong foundation ...

Focused on distraction

When Nelson joined Arnold in 2014, he began to investigate the causes of accidents in the fleet for the preceding year. He interviewed the drivers involved in those accidents, some ...

Risk awareness and training

By using the SmartDrive system, Arnold management is gaining insights into the risks and frequency of distracted driving behaviors. One way the insights are turned into results is by training ...

Future improvements

The management team holds periodic performance review meetings. Safety is always the first topic discussed as they review preventable and non-preventable accidents from the previous week and the trending for ...
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Navistar recalls 2,700 trucks due to air brake issue

Trucks included in the recall are the 2017 International LoneStar, 2016-2017 International ProStar, 2016-2018 International LT and 2017-2018 International RH.

Bison’s Pitzel: Safety is more than compliance

How does your company approach driver safety? If you’re simply using a drivers’ Compliance Safety Accountability performance data and training them to be compliant, that’s not enough. This was the message ...

Load One, P&S Transportation convert to Stay Metrics driver training

Load One and P&S Transportation have chosen the Stay Metrics online safety training platform and content to engage their drivers with a more effective and rewarding learning experience.

GreenRoad partners with Smith System for driver safety training

GreenRoad announced a new partnership with driver training company Smith System that will combine in-vehicle driver safety technology and coaching with Smith System’s instructor-lead training.

Travel bans, speed restrictions lifted in Northeast

New York has lifted all truck bans that were a result of Winter Storm Stella, and other Northeastern states have lifted any speed restrictions that were in place on major ...

Lytx recognizes top drivers, coaches at user group

The awards acknowledge the best professional drivers and coaches currently using the Lytx DriveCam program.

Fleets using event recorders to train new leaders as ‘driver coaches’

During the Lytx user conference, fleets learned of new reporting and analytical tools that help to refine the process for coaching drivers.

MiX Telematics adds more camera options

Customers of MiX Telematics can add two more cameras to monitor and record activity happening around the vehicle for driver safety and visual evidence.

Daimler recalls approximately 450 Western Star 4900 trucks

The recall affects 2015-2018 Western Star 4900 trucks manufactured between March 3, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2017, that were built with certain triple compartment aluminum air tanks. The company says ...

Swift the latest major fleet to join Trucking Alliance

Swift President and CEO Richard Stocking will join the Alliance's board of directors, and Swift Vice President David Berry will join the Alliance's advisory group, which analyzes legislation and regulatory ...