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Categories: Drivers, Operations
Proposed Federal Rule Would Define Employee vs. Independent Contractor

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that aims to clarify who’s an employee and who’s an independent contractor under the Fair Labor...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10126455/proposed-federal-rule-would-define-employee-vs-independent-contractor
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance

A 41-year-old Mississippi woman, seriously injured when her pick-up truck rolled over, after it was rear-ended by an 18-wheel tractor-trailer driver on a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/117807/4-1-verdict-against-rl-carriers-in-texas-crash
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Maverick Transportation Opens CDL Driving School

Maverick Transportation has opened the Maverick Driving Academy driving school, located on the Arkansas-based company’s North Little Rock campus.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/319821/maverick-transportation-opens-cdl-driving-school
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety, Safety & Compliance
DOT Changing Drug Testing to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic

The Department of Transportation plans to add four prescription opioids – hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone – to the existing DOT...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/142991/dot-changing-drug-testing-to-address-opioid-abuse-epidemic
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
New York State Tightens Rules for Electronic Device Use by CDL Holders

New York has set forth more stringent prohibitions on the use of portable electronic devices for commercial driver’s license holders, including prohibiting...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114706/new-york-state-tightens-rules-for-electronic-device-use-by-cdl-holders
Categories: Drivers
Driver iQ’s Improved Background Check Service

Driver iQ’s SafeCarrier is a new background screening service that leverages its parent company Cisive’s technology and data combined with Driver iQ’s...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10123073/driver-iqs-improved-background-check-service
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Survey Shows Fleet Use of E-logs, CSA Compliance Methods and Costs along with Expansion Plans

Newly released results from a survey of fleets show more are adopting e-logs to monitor driver compliance with hours-of-service regulations. The survey also...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/110730/survey-shows-fleet-use-of-e-logs-csa-compliance-methods-and-costs-along-with-expansion-plans
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Supreme Court to Hear LA Port Case Today

The Supreme Court today will hear arguments in American Trucking Associations’ case against aspects of the Port of Los Angeles’ Clean Trucks Program. The...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/111069/supreme-court-to-hear-la-port-case-today
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Justices Pose Close Questions in LA Port Case

The long and tumultuous matter of the Port of Los Angeles’ Clean Truck Program came to a head in the Supreme Court Tuesday, with Justices conducting a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/111095/justices-pose-close-questions-in-la-port-case
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Supreme Court Upholds California Driver Break Rules

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied motions seeking to overturn a ruling that upheld a California statute requiring a paid 10-minute rest break every four...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/129309/supreme-court-upholds-california-driver-break-rules
Categories: Drivers
2020 Shell Rotella SuperRigs Winners

Shell Rotella recently announced the winners as part of the celebration for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10126136/2020-shell-rotella-superrigs-winners
Categories: Drivers
DAT Launches All-in-One Driver-centric App

DAT Solutions has brought together a number of different trucking tools into one, easy-to-use, mobile app, according to the company.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10120203/dat-launches-all-in-one-driver-centric-app
Categories: Drivers
Schneider Protects New Drivers with Remote Orientation

In the latest measure to protect its drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, Schneider has unveiled a new remote truck driver orientation program to deliver...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10126010/schneider-protects-new-drivers-with-remote-orientation
Categories: Drivers
Report: Driver Turnover Hit All-Time Low in Q1

According to a recent report from Stay Metrics, while driver turnover rates spiked early in the first quarter of 2020, they soon began trending down and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10118308/report-driver-turnover-hit-all-time-low-in-q1
Categories: Drivers
NATSO, ATA Call for Increased Driver Access to Truckstops

NATSO and the American Trucking Associations are calling on state and local governments to carefully define social distancing guidelines regarding...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/354864/natso-ata-call-for-increased-driver-access-to-truckstops
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

A new survey from the nation’s asphalt producers and contractors finds U.S. truck drivers and motorists are increasingly frustrated with the state of U.S....

https://www.truckinginfo.com/118274/survey-says-truckers-motorists-want-smooth-roads
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Fleet Group Questions NTSB Straight Truck Safety Recommendations

The NAFA Fleet Management Association has raised concerns about straight truck safety recommendations issued earlier this summer by the National...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/113286/fleet-group-questions-ntsb-straight-truck-safety-recommendations
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Carriers Worried but FMCSA Says It’s on Target for Certified Medical Examiners

Starting May 21 all driver medical exams have to be done by an examiner who is certified to the new National Registry standards. The Federal Motor Carrier...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/116607/carriers-worried-but-fmcsa-says-it-s-on-target-for-certified-medical-examiners
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.truckinginfo.com/345858/testing-positive-for-marijuana-one-drivers-story
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
ATA Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans

The American Trucking Associations announced on Tuesday it is committing on behalf of the trucking industry and its members to hire 100,000 veterans as part...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/126762/ata-commits-to-hiring-100-000-veterans
Categories: Drivers

In the next four to five months, Dupré expects to expand its 90 driver crude oil segment by adding 125 jobs to fulfill the needs of current and expected...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/116541/dupré-logistics-seeks-drivers-for-crude-oil-expansion
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

Few truck drivers feel they are harassed by their employers or shippers, and drivers who use electronic logs experience no more harassment than those who...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/126465/survey-electronic-logs-dont-lead-to-more-driver-harassment
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?

DOT-Required urine testing has known shortcomings but in an industry faced with difficulty finding and keeping qualified drivers, some worry that stricter...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/341811/is-there-a-better-way-to-drug-test
Categories: Drivers
How U.S. Xpress is Using Artificial Intelligence to Recruit Drivers

The truck driver shortage is not going away. “You can either choose to accept that as reality, or you can find a new way to do things,” says Jacob Kramer,...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10129905/how-u-s-xpress-is-using-artificial-intelligence-to-recruit-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Equipment
U.S. Xpress Launches Lease-Purchase Program for Drivers

U.S. Xpress has introduced a new lease-purchase program designed to make truck ownership more attainable for truck drivers.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/141096/u-s-xpress-launches-lease-purchase-program-for-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Con-way Truckload Honors First 4-Million-Mile Driver

Con-way Truckload, Joplin, Mo., recently held a special recognition event to honor driver Bill Compton for surpassing 4 million miles of driving for the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/112749/con-way-truckload-honors-first-4-million-mile-driver
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
DOT Issues Guidance on Drug and Alcohol Testing During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Department of Transportation has issued guidance on drug and alcohol testing for federally regulated transportation workers, as fleets and commercial...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/353844/dot-issues-guidance-on-drug-and-alcohol-testing-covid-19
Categories: Drivers
Convoy Honors First Woman Voter

The American Trucking Associations has partnered with the Louisa Swain Foundation and the Wyoming Office of Tourism to honor the first female voter with the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10124817/convoy-honors-first-woman-voter
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts, Safety & Compliance

Federal safety regulators are preparing surveys to learn whether or not electronic onboard recorders might be used to harass drivers. The surveys of drivers...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/109345/fmcsa-plans-surveys-on-eobr-harassment
Categories: Drivers, Vehicle Research
Mack Thanks the Trucking Industry [Video]

Mack Trucks is grateful to all the commercial truck professionals on the front lines during the COVID-19 crisis, bringing with them the goods that keep us...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/354838/mack-trucks-thanks-the-trucking-industry
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Study: New HOS Rules Could Mean Higher Consumer Costs

New Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hours-of-service regulations for truckers could mean increased costs for consumers, according to a new study...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115514/study-new-hos-rules-could-mean-higher-consumer-costs
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Supreme Court Turndown Not the End of California Independent Contractor Battle

On March 18, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in a case involving the alleged misclassification of California owner-operator drivers as...

https://www.businessfleet.com/328115/supreme-court-turndown-not-the-end-of-california-independent-contractor-battle
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Fatigue Management Program Near Completion

A coalition of U.S. and Canadian trucking interests are close to releasing a best-practices manual for fatigue management.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/111125/fatigue-management-program-near-completion
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Proposed Rule Would Simplify Insulin Exemption for Drivers

The FMCSA has proposed that drivers with controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus be permitted to operate commercial motor vehicles without first...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/129287/proposed-rule-would-simplify-insulin-exemption-for-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Wants to Clarify How States Will Use Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a proposed rule to clarify the role of state driver’s licensing agencies in closing a loophole in...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/356906/proposal-would-clarify-states-role-in-keeping-commercial-drivers-who-test-positi
Categories: Drivers
Program Grants Amnesty to California Carriers That Misclassify Drivers

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office is accepting applications for an amnesty program that will allow carriers to reclassify drivers as employees and...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/135015/program-grants-amnesty-to-california-carriers-that-misclassify-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
The Art & Science of Mountain Driving

A truck driver can drive down a mountain 100 times too slowly, but only once too fast. An inexperienced driver on a steep grade could spell disaster unless...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/335508/the-art-science-of-mountain-driving
Categories: Drivers, Safety
iGen: Appealing to a New Generation of Drivers

Between drivers retiring without enough recruits to take their place, and demand rapidly growing, the need for qualified professionals is expected to...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/343356/igen-appealing-to-a-new-generation-of-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety, Safety & Compliance
DOT Changing Drug Testing to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic

The Department of Transportation plans to add four prescription opioids – hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone – to the existing DOT...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/142991/dot-changing-drug-testing-to-address-opioid-abuse-epidemic
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Shippers Transport Drivers Join Teamsters at SoCal Ports

Port truck drivers from a major drayage firm serving the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been reclassified as employees and joined the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/127406/shippers-transport-drivers-join-teamsters-at-socal-ports
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Hub Converting California O-Os to Company Drivers Following Lawsuits

UPDATED -- Due to litigation and upcoming settlements, one trucking operation is abandoning its owner-operator business model in California.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125246/hub-converting-california-o-os-to-company-drivers-following-lawsuits
Categories: Drivers
California's AB5: What Now for Truck Owner-Operators in the State?

As a controversial new law targeting the use of independent contractors goes into effect Jan. 1 in California, there’s still immense uncertainty about how...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/347712/californias-ab5-takes-effect-what-now-for-truck-owner-operators-in-the-state
Categories: Drivers
Trucking Looks for Solutions to California's Stringent New Independent Contractor Law

You run a trucking business that uses owner-operators in California. What are your options now that the state has passed legislation that may make it...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/343049/trucking-looks-for-solutions-to-californias-stringent-new-independent-contractor
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Labels More Drivers as Imminent Hazard Ordering Them off the Road

For the second straight day on Wednesday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it has ordered two more truckers off the road saying...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/111729/fmcsa-labels-more-drivers-as-imminent-hazard-ordering-them-off-the-road
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Trucking Legends Offer Insight Into Surviving Disruption

Trucking may be facing a level of “disruption” not seen since trucking deregulation in 1980, said four “trucking legends” who went through it – but basic...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157772/trucking-legends-offer-insight-into-surviving-disruption
Categories: Autonomous Technology, Drivers, Equipment, Green Fleet
Looking for an Autonomous Truck Driving Job? Waymo Is Hiring In Texas

Waymo is hiring Class A Drivers to monitor autonomous systems during driverless truck tests out of its new Dallas facility.

https://www.fleetforward.com/10124478/looking-for-an-autonomous-truck-driving-job-waymo-is-hiring
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
YRC and Teamsters Back in Talks Following Failed Contract Vote

It’s back to the negotiation table for the financially troubled parent of several trucking companies, YRC Worldwide, following Teamsters Union employees...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115922/yrc-and-teamsters-back-in-talks-following-failed-contract-vote
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers

Long-haul drivers are plagued by significant health risks, according to a new study by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Almost 70%...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115889/niosh-study-points-to-significant-health-risks-for-long-haul-drivers
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.truckinginfo.com/343916/cauldryn-simplifies-beverage-temperature


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