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Categories: Drivers, Fuel, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Love's Fuel Handling Fleet Awards Drivers $1.8M

Gemini, the primary fuel hauler for Love's Travel Stops, honored more than 60 drivers through its Safe Driver Credits program this year.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/329322/loves-fuel-handling-fleet-awards-drivers-1-8m
Categories: Drivers, Fuel, Fuel Smarts
Women In Trucking Partners with TransConnect for Fuel Discounts

Women In Trucking has partnered with discount fuel card company TransConnect Services, offering savings for member companies.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141822/women-in-trucking-partners-with-transconnect-for-fuel-discounts
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Telematics, Telematics & Technology
Fleets Seeing Less Road Congestion Due to COVID-19

Average commercial vehicle speeds have increased and time spent at intersections for drivers has reduced, indicating reduced congestion following regional...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/355789/fleets-seeing-less-road-congestion-due-to-covid-19
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations
Turnover Hits 5-Year Low at Large Truckload Fleets

Turnover at truckload fleets with more than $30 million in annual revenue dropped two points to 81% in the third quarter of 2016, according to American...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/138075/turnover-hits-5-year-low-at-large-truckload-fleets
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Safety & Risk Management
Seat Belt Use by Commercial Drivers Hits All-Time High

According to a survey conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 86% truck and bus drivers now regularly use their safety belts while...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/143015/seat-belt-use-by-truck-and-bus-drivers-rises-to-an-all-time-high
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Central Oregon Trucking Guarantees Weekly Minimum Driver Pay

Central Oregon Truck Company has announced a new pay structure for drivers that guarantees a minimum number of miles per week with a minimum salary.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/304925/central-oregon-trucking-guarantees-weekly-minimum-driver-pay
Categories: Drivers, Telematics
Least-Traveled Roads Named in Each State

Alaska's Dalton Highway (State Route 11) has been named the most scenic and quiet route in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Geotab.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279122/least-traveled-roads-named-in-each-state
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Fleet Management, Rental Operations

In addition to the safety enhancement provided by LED forward lighting, LED lights reduce the current draw on the vehicle’s electrical system

https://www.autorentalnews.com/201796/led-headlamps-now-standard-on-cascadia-trucks
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety
Drivers, Parking, Insurance Top Issues of Concern for Trucking

The shortage of drivers remains the most pressing issue affecting the trucking industry, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/10129069/drivers-parking-insurance-top-issues-of-concern-for-trucking
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety & Compliance, Telematics
How the ELD Mandate Impacts Smaller Grocery/Retail Carriers

For the moderately sized retail and grocery fleets that work with third-party logistics provider Zipline Logistics, the effect of the electronic logging...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/318188/survey-explores-eld-mandate-impact-on-smaller-grocery-retail-carriers
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Products
Cauldryn Simplifies Beverage Temperature

Cauldryn is a rugged, professional grade, battery-powered bottle that keeps beverages at the selected temperature for up to 10 hours. It’s designed and...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/343916/cauldryn-simplifies-beverage-temperature
Categories: Drivers, Products, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Vigillo Compiles Driver Safety Records Into Roadside Resume

Vigillo's new Roadside Resume is billed as a comprehensive commercial driver safety, compliance, and risk profile to help carriers identify safe and risky...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/140203/vigillo-compiles-driver-safety-records-into-roadside-resume
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, along with other groups, is opposing two bills before the House of Representatives that would allow for...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/288009/ooida-leading-fight-against-house-bills-to-allow-younger-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Operations
FMCSA Looking at Wider Pilot to Study Allowing Younger Interstate Truck Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on a “potential” pilot program that would allow drivers ages 18 to 20 to operate...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/331870/fmcsa-looking-at-wider-pilot-to-study-allowing-younger-interstate-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Global Fleet, Safety
Report: Autonomous Trucks Could Kill Millions of Jobs by 2030

A new report out of Europe is projecting that 50-70% of truck driving jobs could become redundant by 2030 as a result of self-driving truck technology.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/140705/report-autonomous-trucks-could-kill-millions-of-jobs-by-2030
Categories: Drivers, Global Fleet
Truck Drivers on Strike in Iran Over Low Wages

Truck drivers in several Iran provinces are on strike over low wages, a movement which first began in May.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/303775/truck-drivers-on-strike-in-iran
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety & Compliance, Telematics
More Than Half of Small Fleets Not ELD Compliant

With less than six weeks until the Dec. 18 deadline for fleets to install mandatory electronic logging devices, it looks like there will still be a lot of...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/142954/survey-shows-more-than-half-of-small-fleets-not-yet-eld-compliant
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
UrgentCare Travel Partners with ERoad on Driver Health

UrgentCareTravel and ERoad have partnered to offer health services to ERoad customers.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10123966/urgentcare-travel-partners-with-eroad-on-driver-health
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Safety & Risk Management
Defensive Driving Program Focuses on Distracted Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., announced a new defensive driving program called Pro-Defense that focuses on the increasing amount and types of...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141661/defensive-driving-program-focuses-on-distracted-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations

Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire have agreed to crack down on those who blow through toll booths, while a federal deadline is drawing closer mandating...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/117289/states-going-after-those-who-evade-tolls
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Safety & Risk Management
Distracted Driving Focus Should Include More Than Cell-Phone Use

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Virginia Tech released new research examining crash risks associated with driver cell phone use and the...

https://www.businessfleet.com/126127/driver-study-spending-more-time-on-phone-doesn-t-raise-crash-risk
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
10 Things Drivers Do to Get Pulled Over

A longtime state patrol officer offers his real-world observations on the most common reasons drivers get pulled over.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/157573/10-things-drivers-do-to-get-pulled-over
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Belmor Launches Annual Veteran Driver Contest

Belmor's annual contest honoring America’s veterans offers a trip to the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show to a winning truck driver and a guest for sharing...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/319998/belmors-3rd-annual-veteran-driver-contest
Categories: Drivers, Operations
New California Law Holds Retailers Liable for Truck Driver Misclassification

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that aims to hold retailers partly accountable for working with trucking companies that have a...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/314158/new-california-law-holds-retailers-liable-for-truck-driver-misclassification
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Products, Utility Fleet
Mack's LR Refuse Truck Caters to Drivers

Mack Trucks introduced the Mack LR low-entry cabover refuse model designed for enhanced maneuverability, increased driver comfort and better visibility.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/129776/macks-lr-refuse-truck-caters-to-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Operations, Safety & Compliance
Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

Another Hail Mary Pass has been flung to try and slow the advance of the electronic logging device rule. Rep. Brian Babin has introduced the ELD Extension...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141348/another-house-bill-aims-to-delay-eld-rule
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
J.J. Keller Develops Training Program to Fight Human Trafficking

The training will help drivers understand the importance and risk of human trafficking. It will teach them to respond accordingly when they suspect it’s...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/334862/j-j-keller-develops-new-training-program-against-human-trafficking
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Operations, Safety & Compliance
CVSA to Take Phased-In Approach to ELD Mandate

The nation’s commercial vehicle enforcement officials say there’s no reason to delay the December start date for the electronic logging device mandate – but...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141889/cvsa-to-take-phased-in-approach-to-eld-mandate
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
Truckers Take to the Streets to Protest ELD Rule

Truckers around the country -- including in the nation's capital -- gathered to protest the upcoming ELD mandate, which goes into effect Dec. 18.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/142514/truckers-take-to-the-streets-to-protest-elds
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Safety & Risk Management
U.S. Postal Service Using VR to Train Drivers

The U.S. Postal Service has begun using a virtual reality-based simulator to train drivers in its Brooklyn, New York, and Tampa, Florida, districts,...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/142781/u-s-postal-service-using-vr-to-train-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Goodyear Names 34th Highway Hero at MATS

David Webb of Billings, Montana, accepted the 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award during the Mid-America Trucking Show for saving the life of an incapacitated...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/139650/goodyear-names-34th-highway-hero-at-mats
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Fuel Smarts, Safety
70 MPH Speed Limit Taking Effect in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Tollway have announced the locations where Interstate speed limits will increase from 65 to 70...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/115690/70-mph-speed-limit-taking-effect-in-illinois
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
New ATA Policy Addresses Marijuana Challenges in Trucking

More than 93 million Americans now live where marijuana is legal for recreational use – what's a safety-sensitive industry like trucking to do? The American...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/342089/new-ata-policy-addresses-marijuana-challenges-in-trucking
Categories: Drivers, Operations

Scott Woodrome of FedEx Freight as the Bendix Grand Champion took home the title of Bendix Grand Champion at the American Trucking Associations’ 2018...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/311160/fedex-freight-driver-wins-national-truck-driving-championships
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance, Telematics

It's hard to deny that electronic logging devices have had an effect on the trucking industry in the short time since they were mandated, but it might not...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/288013/despite-full-eld-enforcement-truck-capacity-increased
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety & Compliance, Telematics
How the ELD Mandate Impacts Smaller Grocery/Retail Carriers

For the moderately sized retail and grocery fleets that work with third-party logistics provider Zipline Logistics, the effect of the electronic logging...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/318188/survey-explores-eld-mandate-impact-on-smaller-grocery-retail-carriers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Fuel
No Trucks Serving Baltimore Port Due to Strike

Several media outlets Wednesday morning reported operations at the Port of Baltimore have been shut down due to a strike by members of the International...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114324/no-trucks-serving-baltimore-port-due-to-strike
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141324/could-house-bill-slow-or-even-stop-eld-rule
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

What happens to a commercial driver who tests positive for marijuana? A DOT-mandated return-to-duty process is the only hope they have of keeping their...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/345858/testing-positive-for-marijuana-one-drivers-story
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/143149/ooida-seeks-to-exempt-small-business-truckers-from-eld-rule
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Safety & Risk Management
Seat Belt Use by Commercial Drivers Hits All-Time High

According to a survey conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 86% truck and bus drivers now regularly use their safety belts while...

https://www.fleetfinancials.com/143015/seat-belt-use-by-truck-and-bus-drivers-rises-to-an-all-time-high
Categories: Drivers, Global Fleet, Safety
Report: Autonomous Trucks Could Kill Millions of Jobs by 2030

A new report out of Europe is projecting that 50-70% of truck driving jobs could become redundant by 2030 as a result of self-driving truck technology.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/140705/report-autonomous-trucks-could-kill-millions-of-jobs-by-2030
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
More Truckstop Chains Mandate Masks

Following the announcement from Love’s Travel Stops requiring the use of masks by all employees and customers last week, both the Pilot Company and...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/10122083/more-truckstop-chains-mandate-masks
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Operations
Arrow Truck Sales Donates Volvo VNL to Women In Trucking

Arrow Truck Sales of Kansas City, Mo., has announced that it will donate a 2014 Volvo VNL 670 to the Women In Trucking Association for its 2018 Truck Giveaway.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/141470/arrow-truck-sales-donates-volvo-vnl-to-women-in-trucking
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
FMCSA to Hold Live ELD Q&A Sessions in July

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that in July, it will hold two live question-and-answer sessions about electronic logging devices.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/140766/fmcsa-to-hold-live-eld-qa-sessions-in-july
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Houston Truck Driver Wins International ProStar

The sweepstakes, which was open to qualified truck drivers holding a CDL, celebrated the availability of OnCommand Connection Telematics.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/143161/houston-truck-driver-wins-international-prostar
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.truckinginfo.com/345692/leavitts-freight-service-commits-to-safety
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Announces Electronic Logs Mandate

By early December 2017, an estimated 3 million commercial drivers will have thrown out their paper logbooks. A long-anticipated rule requiring electronic...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/132773/fmcsa-announces-electronic-logs-mandate
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
DOT Issues Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Coronavirus Relief

In a historic first, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a national emergency declaration to provide hours-of-service regulatory relief...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/353313/usdot-issues-national-emergency-declaration-for-commercial-vehicles-delivering-r
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety
Senate Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Autonomous Trucks

While the House has already passed a bill that could help bring self-driving cars to market faster, a Senate panel is taking a more deliberative approach by...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/142136/senate-panel-hears-pros-and-cons-of-autonomous-trucks


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