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Health & wellness: Page 3
Study: safety, health top concerns in transportation
GE Capital’s Transportation Finance recently commissioned a year-long study of social media usage in the trucking industry.
February 24, 2014
Covenant Transport adopts Freightliner FIT in-cab exercise system
Freightliner Trucks today announced that Covenant Transport has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System for its fleet. The Chattanooga, Tenn.,-based truckload carrier is one of the first major fleets to order the exercise and flexibility system as a reward and incentive program for its drivers. Developed in collaboration with Rolling Strong, the FIT System […]
January 9, 2014
Video rundown: CCJ’s Top 10 stories of 2013
[youtube N9raW2nLxCc nolink] Click the video to watch CCJ’s year-end review of the top stories of 2013. For a more in-depth review, including links to original news articles and related content, see our Top 10 review here.
January 2, 2014
Good drivers leaving in droves; new HOS hurting safety, carriers say
Recent changes in the hours-of-service rule have delivered yet another regulatory blow to the trucking industry’s overall operating efficiency and its ability to retain qualified drivers, a panel of fleet executives concluded this week. And, most critically, the changes could have a negative impact on truck safety.
October 24, 2013
CCJ Innovator: Melton Truck Lines
Truck drivers as a whole have struggled with health and wellness issues for decades, and the numbers are staggering. The Centers for Disease Control pegs the obesity rate for truckers at more than 50 percent, and the CDC sets life expectancy at 61 years old – 16 years less than the average population. The Bureau […]
October 21, 2013
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Meritor “Goes Pink” for breast cancer awareness
For the third consecutive year, Meritor is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October. The company demonstrated its commitment to the “Go Pink” movement on Oct. 12 and 13 when Meritor MotorSports-sponsored truck driver Ellen Lohr raced a pink-wrapped Buggyra truck in the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) European Truck Racing Championship in Le Mans, […]
October 15, 2013
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Troubleshooting aftertreatment woes starts early
Fleets that count on a dash light or wait for a failure to occur to work on the system are setting themselves up for an expensive repair.
Used truck prices likely to extend climb into 2022
Cargo theft likely to spike over the next seven days
What to expect with diesel prices in the coming months
White paper: The future of fleet utilization
Shifting the driver paradigm: Winning with equipment, technology and culture
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How to Boost Your Urban Fleet Efficiency During Challenging Times
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic created a surge in the demand for urban fleets. This has led to fleets needing to pay closer attention to the tire fitments, making sure they fit the right application to minimize wear and tear and maximize productivity.