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Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
How to Find a Secure Trucking ATS (Infographic)

Recruiting and Cybersecurity: How to Find a Secure Trucking ATS [Infographic] Four steps to prevent cyberattacks while solving hiring challenges.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10153286/recruiting-and-cybersecurity-how-to-find-a-secure-trucking-ats
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
FTR's Trucking Outlook: What the Numbers Say About Freight, Rates, and Drivers

Economic growth and freight rates are expected to remain solid well into 2022, according to transportation analysis firm FTR, but the struggle to find...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10150820/ftrs-trucking-outlook-what-the-numbers-say-about-freight-rates-and-drivers
Categories: Drivers
2021 HDT Fact Book: Driver Trends Remain Consistent

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down spending in many industries in 2020, the demand for trucking remained strong. So did the demand for drivers....

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10150145/2021-hdt-fact-book-driver-trends-remain-consistent
Categories: Drivers
Did FMCSA get Hours of Service Right This Time?

Did FMCSA get its revisions to the Hours of Service rule right this time? To find out, HDT Talks Trucking put that question to Jerad Childress of Childress...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10147892/did-fmcsa-get-hours-of-service-right-this-time
Categories: Drivers
Drug Testing and the Driver Shortage

In the future, will we decide that someone can use cannabis and still be a safe, desirable driver for the trucking industry? The answer is complicated, HDT...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10147001/drug-testing-and-the-driver-shortage
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Will Smaller Jobless Benefits Bring Back Drivers?

Analysis by FTR shows that unemployment benefits were competitive. In 22 states, the median wage for a heavy truck driver exceeded maximum unemployment...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10146097/will-smaller-jobless-benefits-bring-back-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety
5 Ways Trucking Fleets Can Help Drivers with Back Pain

Back pain is prevalent in truck drivers, given their job duties and lifestyle. Read five things fleets can do to help their drivers with prevention or...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10145420/5-ways-trucking-fleets-can-help-drivers-with-back-pain
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Retention Practices: Align With Shippers That Care About Your Drivers

Can fleets control how forces on the outside treat their drivers? Garner Trucking, a five-time honoree on the Best Fleets to Drive For list, is doing its...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10145158/retention-practices-align-with-shippers-who-care-about-your-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Management, Operations
6 Ways to Find a Mentor

Pinpointing what you want help accomplishing, networking inside and outside your industry, and seeking someone you admire who will push you are key to...

https://www.schoolbusfleet.com/10144705/6-ways-to-find-a-mentor
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Retention Practices: Offer a Mentorship Program

Grand Island Express — named a Best Fleet to Drive For for the 10th consecutive year — pairs up its most successful and experienced drivers with new...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10144760/retention-practices-offer-a-mentorship-program
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
How One Fleet Took Healthcare Costs into its Own Hands

Captive insurance companies are becoming more popular as a way for motor carriers to keep auto and liability insurance costs down. L&F Distributors, a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10144368/how-one-fleet-took-healthcare-costs-into-its-own-hands
Categories: Drivers
Steve’s Livestock Transport Offers Drivers Customized Training

To keep drivers updated on the latest livestock hauling regulations in the U.S. and Canada, Steve’s Livestock Transport assigns refresher and remedial...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10143838/steves-livestock-transport-offers-drivers-customized-training
Categories: Charging, Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Embracing Simulations to Enhance Fleet Safety

DTE Energy has invested in simulators, training videos, and more to ensure its drivers are prepared for any situation.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/10141952/embracing-simulations-to-enhance-fleet-safety
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Retention Practices: Create an Open Door Policy

The number one thing that keeps drivers wanting to work at Grand Island Express is a culture that encourages driver feedback, and fleet leaders that act on it.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10142121/retention-practices-create-an-open-door-policy
Categories: Drivers, Mobility, Operations, Technology
A Day in the Life of an Amazon Delivery Agent

Delivering up to 330 packages a day while meeting performance metrics around truck load time, deliveries per hour, and driving behaviors can be rewarding —...

https://www.fleetforward.com/10141295/a-day-in-the-life-of-an-amazon-delivery-agent
Categories: Drivers
Retention Practices: Give Drivers a Say in Fleet Investments

Garner Trucking established a driver’s advisory council, which is tasked with allocating $20,000 each year to fleet improvements that would make their...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10141059/retention-practices-give-drivers-a-say-in-fleet-investments
Categories: Drivers, Operations
How to Help Truck Drivers Deal With Diabetes

About one in every seven drivers has diabetes in the United States. Fleets should be proactive in improving the quality of life for their drivers, enabling...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10139938/help-truck-drivers-deal-with-diabetes
Categories: Drivers, Maintenance, Operations
How to Reduce Driver Impact on Truck Fleet Maintenance Costs

Truck fleet drivers have a significant impact on a fleet’s maintenance costs. Ensure drivers are involved in truck maintenance and spell out fleet policies.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/10137590/how-to-reduce-driver-impact-on-truck-fleet-maintenance-costs
Categories: Drivers, Safety
How To Help Truck Drivers Reduce Cancer Risks

Truck drivers face many added risks, including some alarming correlations to numerous types of cancers. Here's how fleets can help drivers reduce the risk.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10137211/how-to-help-truck-drivers-reduce-cancer-risks
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Fleet Management
Fleet Invests in Premium Trucks to Attract Drivers

When Fresh Freight, a refrigerated fleet servicing the West Coast, decided to buy its own trucks, it went for a premium spec right out of the box. And the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10136441/premium-equipment-brings-higher-caliber-drivers
Categories: Drivers
How to Create a New Year’s Challenge That Works

Typical corporate New Year's health challenges don't work. What does? Sergio Rojas has advice for trucking companies.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10133518/how-to-create-a-new-years-challenge-that-works
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety, Safety & Compliance, Technology, Telematics
5 Ways to Coach Truck Drivers Using Telematics

Using telematics as a driver coaching tool can improve driver performance, boosting fleet fuel economy and reducing idling. It can also improve safety.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10133141/5-ways-to-coach-truck-drivers-using-telematics
Categories: Drivers
How U.S. Xpress is Using Artificial Intelligence to Recruit Drivers

How U.S. Xpress is using AI to speed the process of hiring truck drivers -- and to appeal to a more diverse workforce.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10129905/how-u-s-xpress-is-using-artificial-intelligence-to-recruit-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Are Your Drivers Getting Enough Sleep?

There's much more to preventing tired or drowsy driving than just complying with hours of service. A sleep expert and author offers a few tips on how to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10129640/are-your-drivers-getting-enough-sleep
Categories: Drivers
More Lessons Learned from COVID-19 [Commentary]

The novel coronavirus and its spread throughout the globe have shined a bright light on the importance of a strong and healthy immune system, as well as on...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10128908/more-lessons-learned-from-covid-19-commentary
Categories: Drivers, Safety
Make the Most of Learning Styles When Training Drivers

It’s a natural instinct for driver trainers to teach according to their preferred learning style, but not everyone learns in the same way.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10128047/making-the-most-of-learning-styles-when-training-drivers
Categories: Autonomous Technology, Drivers, Equipment, Safety & Compliance
Inside the Cab of an Autonomous Truck

Testing autonomous trucks is more complex than it seems. The men and women sitting in the left seat of the nation's burgeoning fleet of robotic trucks are...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10125146/inside-the-cab-of-an-autonomous-truck
Categories: Drivers
Caffeine: Beyond Hydration [Commentary]

Caffeine is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world. For many truck drivers, it can feel as essential as food and air. But is it safe? How much...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10124451/caffeine-beyond-hydration-commentary
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
3 Fleets on the Benefits of Hair-Testing for Drugs

Trucking fleets that have implemented hair testing for illegal drugs in addition to the DOT-mandated urine testing for commercial drivers say not only is it...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10122450/3-fleets-on-the-benefits-of-hair-testing-for-drugs
Categories: Drivers
3 Ways Drivers Can Boost Their Immune Systems [Commentary]

The coronavirus has put an added strain on the trucking world for both drivers and fleet owners. But as with every challenge, there are lessons to be...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10121488/3-ways-drivers-can-boost-their-immune-systems
Categories: Drivers
Becoming an Owner-Operator in the Age of COVID-19

When Roger Mansfield turned 40 last year, he decided the time was right to pursue his dream of becoming an owner-operator.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10120093/becoming-an-owner-operator-in-the-age-of-covid-19
Categories: Drivers
Sick With COVID-19: A Trucking Team Shares Their Story

Lease-operator couple Chanté and Chris Drew came down with COVID-19 in March, nine days and more than 1,000 miles from home. Getting back home was just half...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10118416/sick-with-covid-19-a-trucking-team-shares-their-story
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Operations, Safety & Compliance, Technology
6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/358691/6-covid-19-takeaways-from-fleets
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Technology
7 Steps to Get Started Monitoring and Modifying Driver Behavior

To help reduce the odds for crashes, many fleets are monitoring and modifying driver behavior through telematics.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/358508/7-steps-to-get-started-monitoring-and-modifying-driver-behavior
Categories: Drivers
Ice Road Truckers’ Lisa Kelly Talks Trucking, Reality TV

Lisa Kelly was a professional driver before the cameras began to roll on Ice Road Truckers – the reality TV show that brought Alaska’s Dalton Highway into...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/357414/ice-road-truckers-lisa-kelly-talks-trucking-reality-tv
Categories: Drivers
 One Truck Driver’s COVID-19 Nightmare

On April 25, professional driver Nicole Folz took her first steps in 15 days outside a makeshift COVID-19 camp at an undisclosed airport hotel in Toronto.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/357267/one-truck-drivers-covid-19-nightmare
Categories: Drivers
Help Drivers Spring into Health, Deal with COVID-19 [Commentary]

With winter behind us and spring in bloom, there’s a great opportunity to make stronger connections with our drivers, helping with retention, as well as...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/356686/help-drivers-spring-into-health-deal-with-covid-19
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
$350,000 on Hand Sanitizer: How Werner is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/356592/350-000-on-hand-sanitizer-how-werner-is-responding-to-the-covid-19-pandemic
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Fleets, Trucking Associations Work to Get Drivers Face Masks

Truck drivers increasingly need face masks to meet both CDC recommendations and some state and local restrictions meant to spread the slow of the COVID-19...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/355794/fleets-trucking-associations-trying-to-keep-drivers-covered
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Truck Driver Creates 3D Printing Group for Face Shields

Canadian truck driver Petko Ganachev has created a 3D printing group that is making face shields and mask straps to help ease shortages across the country...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/355265/truck-driver-creates-3d-printing-group-for-face-shields
Categories: Autonomous Technology, Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Technology
Q&A: AI Expert Talks Autonomous Trucks

Richard Bishop, AI industry analyst and intelligent vehicle applications specialist, spoke with Jim Park about autonomous trucks for an episode of the HDT...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/355042/qa-ai-expert-talks-autonomous-trucks
Categories: Drivers
Behind the Scenes of the Best Fleets to Drive For

From a pool of 115 nominees, Boyle Transportation and Nussbaum Transportation were revealed as the overall winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/353371/behind-the-scenes-of-the-best-fleets-to-drive-for
Categories: Drivers
Help Your Truck Drivers Prevent Heart Disease [Commentary]

February is American Heart Health month, and heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/350529/help-your-truck-drivers-prevent-heart-disease
Categories: Drivers, Technology
Judging TCA's Best Fleets to Drive For

It’s a chilly January morning, but things are heating up around the kitchen table at Mark Murrell and Jane Jazrawy’s Newmarket home, where scoring is...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/350338/judging-tcas-best-fleets-to-drive-for
Categories: Drivers, Technology
Best Fleets to Drive For Nominees Face Intensive Interview Process

An intensive interview process is a key part of the process as the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge winnow down the best trucking fleets for...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/346567/inside-best-fleets-part-3
Categories: Drivers
5 Ways to Reduce Drivers’ Holiday Stress [Commentary]

The holiday season usually means added stress for most of us. But for truck drivers, the holidays can take stress to an entirely different level.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/346409/5-ways-to-reduce-drivers-holiday-stress
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
A Failed Drug Test Doesn't Have to be the End of the Road for Truck Drivers

Sometimes an ending is a beginning. Is a single failed drug test or alcohol screening enough reason to terminate an otherwise valued truck driver as a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/346391/the-road-back-how-professional-treatment-can-put-drivers-back-to-work
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety
How to Make Driver Orientation Sing for You

Nobody likes to be talked at, least of all people who have places to go and freight to haul. Yes, we’re talking about driver orientation meetings — and how...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/346349/how-to-make-driver-orientation-sing-for-you
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Battling Distracted Driving

Accident management is challenging, and with the growing adoption of smartphones and in-vehicle technology, one way to make a big difference is by changing...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/346013/put-down-the-phone-battling-distracted-driving
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Leavitt’s Freight Service Commits to Safety

The Pacific Northwest freight transportation fleet turns to video for reduced accidents and increased driver safety.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/345692/leavitts-freight-service-commits-to-safety


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