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Longtime tanker driver named NTTC Tank Truck Driver of the Year
Indiana-based Ronald Baird wins NTTC Tank Truck Driver award. Also: Waymo gets $2.5 billion from investment round; Plus to haul sustainability equipment; ODFL takes ownership of Ride of Pride Daimler truck.
June 17, 2021
Pay and benefits
Several Top 250 fleets boosting driver pay
See how some of the nation's top carriers are rewarding their drivers.
June 9, 2021
What drives the driver? Recruiting specialist explains
Boardrooms and C-suites at motor carriers are all asking the same question, “what drives the driver?”
June 1, 2021
Women offer fleets plenty of opportunities to fill skills gap
Industries like trucking, transportation, automotive, and aerospace have traditionally offered careers filled predominantly by men.
May 24, 2021
Recruiting & retention
2021 outlook strong amid driver shortage, inflation concerns
Record job openings aren't reeling in job candidates, and states ending federal unemployment benefits may not get fleets drivers.
May 16, 2021
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Dot Transportation appoints new president
Also: CRST and Ryder name new officers and Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) installed its new leadership team at its 2021 Capital Ideas Conference.
May 16, 2021
Legal or not, the DOT has thoughts on marijuana use
As the push to decriminalize marijuana continues, will it matter to the DOT?
May 10, 2021
Southeastern Freight, OnLine Freight tab new maintenance leaders
Southeastern Freight and OnLine Freight each have new maintenance leaders. Also: Werner driver wins prestigious safety award.
May 9, 2021
Feared fuel shortage a byproduct of drivers, not availability
Demand for fuel is approaching levels not seen since 2019.
May 6, 2021
Why is driver utilization so low?
The average OTR truckload driver spends less than 40 hours per week driving. Former Swift CEO takes a look at the how and why.
May 5, 2021
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
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
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Extending engine oil drains could be as simple as opening the owner's manual
Depending on engine OEM and duty cycle, recommended drain intervals have skyrocketed by more than 300% over the 25,000 mile benchmark.
Renewable natural gas gaining momentum with fleets
Can fleets escape the ‘last stronghold of dirty trucking’?
Fleets prepare for arrival of electric trucks in 2022
Truck-only miles tax passes Conn.'s legislature, amid road-funds debate
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