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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
eCommerce / Urban delivery
eCommerce boom presents safety and wellness challenges for drivers
As more consumers turned to eCommerce for safety and convenience, its heightened popularity put a strain on the trucking industry as truck drivers were tasked with delivering more goods at a faster rate.
April 14, 2021
Recruiting & retention
American Central Transport reminding customers to value its drivers
Driver feedback is helping American Central Transport to create a company culture that's more beneficial for its drivers and the company as a whole.
April 8, 2021
Too much time, too little action on hair testing
As part of the FAST Act of 2015, Congress authorized DOT to recognize hair testing, in lieu of a urine test, for pre-employment and random testing of commercial truck drivers.
April 5, 2021
Flatbedder gets creative to prevent workplace falls
The system meets DOT requirements for a fixed feature. It can be left up when traveling down the road but not for cargo securement.
April 3, 2021
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New technology helps fleets button up safety data
Managing safety data from a single location can help office staff be more efficient and prevent oversights and costly mistakes.
April 1, 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
Drivers, fleets choosing camera system over mirrors
Switching from mirrors to the camera-based MirrorEye system can be tough at first but drivers and fleets are becoming increasingly impressed with the greater field of view and safety the system affords.
March 29, 2021
N.C. carrier offering COVID vaccine to employees
Transportation employees that didn't meet certain age or preexisting condition guidelines might still not be able to get COVID vaccines in some states.
March 18, 2021
ShipEX monitors driver calls with voice intelligence
Voice intelligence that monitors calls helps transportation and logistics company respond quickly to concerns.
March 16, 2021
Congress again looks to allow under-21 interstate truckers with 'apprenticeship' program
Bills introduced in the U.S. House and Senate would allow under-21 interstate truckers while implementing a lengthy apprenticeship program. Also, FMCSA shut down a Minnesota-based trucker following multiple drug violations.
March 12, 2021
Nationalized ABC test would ice trucking’s independent contractor model
A bill making its way through the U.S. House would follow in the footsteps of California’s A.B. 5 law passed in late 2019 by severely curtailing the ability of owner-operators to haul freight for larger motor carriers.
March 8, 2021
XPO embraces VR as 'the way of training of the future'
In LTL, VR is used to train XPO cross-dock workers on the optimal method of loading freight for delivery.
February 28, 2021
Roadmaster staying ahead of driver turnover trends
Driver turnover was down in 2020. One carrier is attacking turnover in a hot freight market to continue the trend.
February 23, 2021
Applying to drive for a fleet should be easy and fast
The goal of a good web presence is to drive traffic to a carrier's website, allowing them collect prospective drivers' information.
February 16, 2021
What are the most dangerous cities -- and days -- for truckers?
A 2020 report by Lytx reveals the riskiest states, cities and roadways along with the riskiest days, times and trends in driving behaviors.
February 10, 2021
Civil unrest can put drivers and protesters at a literal crossroad
Critics say 'defund the police' has empowered protestors to continue to take to the streets and highways in the Northwest where they've disrupted commerce and destroyed property.
February 3, 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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GOP infrastructure plan is heavy on roads and bridges
The GOP plan earmarks more than 52% of its funds for roads and bridges.
Used truck market goes 'through the roof'
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Volvo truck union going on strike
Goodyear and ConMet to Offer Fleets the Commercial Tire Industry's First
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