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Adoption of multi-camera technology is on the rise among fleets
Mutli-cam technology has many benefits like accident prevention, accident reconstruction, a reduction in downtimes and more, but barriers still exist as talks increase among regulatory authorities surrounding the requirement of backup cameras, at minimum.
April 26, 2022
Overtime pay for employee drivers: Market benefits and drawbacks
Part 1 in this two-part series by three supply chain researchers features a review of how requiring motor carriers to pay overtime to over-the-road employee drivers could impact the trucking business. Part 2 follows with safety effects analysis.
April 25, 2022
Video telematics help commercial fleets decrease crash fatalities
The number of fatalities caused by vehicle crashes climbed in 2021, but Lytx data shows distraction-related commercial driving collisions are declining.
April 25, 2022
Number of diesel tech grads falling as average age climbs
Just more than 9,500 diesel mechanics technologies degrees were awarded in 2019, a drop of about 2.5%.
April 24, 2022
FMCSA moving under-21 pilot program forward, answers some concerns
After the first request in January, FMCSA said it received a total of 144 comments, and 102 of them were opposed to the program.
April 19, 2022
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How dashcam telematics is changing the face of driver training
Trucking companies are shifting their use of dashcams from recording footage of an accident to proactively training drivers with telematics solutions to prevent those accidents in the first place.
April 14, 2022
Walmart raises starting driver pay to as much as $110,000
The retail giant's private fleet said drivers will start out between $95,000 and $110,000. Also: A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on California's AB 5 independent contractor bill may not come until 2023, legal experts say.
April 11, 2022
How insurance companies are approaching under-21 pilot program
On this week's 10-44 webisode: a peek at how insurance companies are looking at FMCSA's proposed Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot program to allow under-21 drivers to cross state lines.
April 1, 2022
Labor Secretary joins Yellow for new CDL Academy opening
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh joined Yellow, the Teamsters and more to help promote Registered Apprenticeships. Also: Nomination period opens for TCA Safety Professional of the Year award; FMCSA boss gets to 'touch a truck'; TForce Logistics expands.
April 1, 2022
How recruiting military veterans can help solve many fleet issues
From improving retention and safety to onboarding skills only found in the military, veterans can add more value to a fleet than just filling an empty seat.
March 30, 2022
Distance Trucking leans on tech to limit severe weather surprises
When you're dragging a 53-feet-long wind sail, or trying to schlep 80,000 pounds up a snowy mountain pass, an unexpected change in weather is both frustrating and dangerous.
March 28, 2022
U.S. Xpress strives for clean and dependable rigs with Road Ready Promise
With driver sentiment ranking high for tidy and good running trucks, U.S. Xpress answered the call with Road Ready Promise, a truck cleaning and inspection program that has drivers feeling 'more pride' for their trucks.
March 23, 2022
Doug Andrus Distributing's Robert Howell is Company Driver of the Year
"Internally, we often cite him as the example of the ultimate professional driver. He has literally become the 'poster child' of the company and we frequently use him in our company advertising."
March 23, 2022
Owner-operator Glen Horack takes home $25K with top honor
The winner of the annual TCA/Overdrive Owner-Operator of the Year recognition program was announced Tuesday, March 22, at the concluding gala of the Truckload 2022 conference in Las Vegas.
March 23, 2022
Recruiting & retention
Challenger Motor Freight, Garner Trucking take top honors in Best Fleets program
Challenger Motor Freight and Garner Trucking stand out as Best Fleets to Drive For.
March 22, 2022
Goodyear names 37th Highway Hero award winner
Truck driver Gerald “Andy” Wright was recognized after stopping to help pull people out of a burning car to safety. The award goes out to drivers who demonstrate extraordinary acts of courage to help fellow citizens.
March 8, 2022
Driving the world's largest vehicle will test your nerves and skills
A former Volvo Trucks engineer and his protégé talk about the challenges of driving NASA's Crawler-Transporter II, the world's largest land vehicle, which will be hauling the world's largest and most powerful rocket next month for the Artemis launch.
March 7, 2022
How the war in Ukraine will impact trucking and logistics
In the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine fleets can expect inflation, some hiccups in semiconductor production and a media blitz around anyone showing competent leadership during the crisis.
March 2, 2022
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Service and repair
Maintaining proper tire pressure presents 'huge opportunity in today's volatile fuel market'
Aside from keeping an eye on the numbers at the pumps, tire experts advise keeping a close eye on tire pressure to help maximize fuel economy at a time when fuel prices have reached historic highs.
Supreme Court will not hear trucking's AB 5 case, law will take effect for industry
Growth of used truck values rival stock market from mid-2020 to mid-2022
Kenan Advantage Group acquires Louisiana petrochem company
USA Truck acquired by DB Schenker
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