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Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier Following Driver Ban over Fatal Illinois Crash

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered DND International to immediately shut down, after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/117331/fmcsa-shuts-down-carrier-following-driver-ban-over-fatal-illinois-crash
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is doubling the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor...

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/347513/fmcsa-doubles-random-drug-testing-percentage-for-2020
Categories: Drivers
Sparta Will Provide COVID-19 Antibody Testing, Sanitation to Drivers

Sparta Group has signed agreements with both SBL Technologies Incorporated and NME Ltd. to supply COVID-19 antibody testing and analysis for truck drivers,...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10123433/sparta-will-provide-covid-19-antibody-testing-sanitation-to-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Ferro Responds to Critics of Zero Truck Fatality Goal During TRB

Is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s goal of zero truck-related fatalities an ideology or an appropriate aspiration?

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115907/legislators-question-fmcsa-s-zero-truck-related-fatalities-goal
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
Samsara Brings AI into the Truck Cab

Samsara announced several new safety features that bring artificial intelligence (AI) into the cab and offer more advanced reporting tools for safety managers.

https://www.worktruckonline.com/10119704/samsara-brings-ai-into-the-truck-cab
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Hemp Hauling Truckers to Receive Lighter Sentence

Three truck drivers who were arrested for hauling industrial grade hemp through Idaho are likely to take a plea deal that would have them serving no jail time.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/340186/hemp-hauling-truckers-to-receive-lighter-sentence
Categories: Drivers, Products, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Instructional Technologies, Netradyne Launch Automated Training Program

Instructional Technologies and Netradyne's new automated driver training program uses data from Netradyne's Driveri video program to make automatic course...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/319162/instructional-technologies-and-netradyne-launch-automated-training-program
Categories: Autonomous Technology, Drivers, Safety & Compliance
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.fleetforward.com/355042/qa-ai-expert-talks-autonomous-trucks
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Overall Traffic Deaths Decline, Truck-Involved Fatalities Edge Higher

The number of overall traffic fatalities in the U.S. declined in 2013 from the year before while those involving commercial trucks turned just slightly...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/127135/overall-traffic-deaths-decline-truck-involved-fatalities-edge-higher
Categories: Drivers
Implementing an Effective Driver Coaching Program

To get drivers on-board with certain technologies, fleets must properly train the coaches as well as the drivers on how the technology works and why it’s...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10129016/implementing-an-effective-driver-coaching-program
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Proposes to Negotiate Driver Training Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is taking another swing at a driver training rule, this time suggesting negotiations to resolve details that...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119810/fmcsa-proposes-to-negotiate-driver-training-rule
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Orders Texas Fleet Shut Down

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Laredo, Texas-based Redco Transport to immediately cease its trucking operations, declaring the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/113920/fmcsa-orders-texas-fleet-to-shut-down
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety
Bulk Hauler Boosts Driver Wellness

Highway Transport is using the newly enhanced gamification experience in the Rolling Strong driver wellness platform to promote driver awareness of ...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/323655/transport-fleet-boosts-driver-wellness
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance

Failing to disclose previous accidents has led to a truck driver facing federal charges. Arnold Williams was indicted for false statements on a commercial...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125454/trucker-indicted-for-making-false-statements
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Digging Into Truck Driver Drug Use

A recent study found a higher rate of drug use by prospective drivers than was previously believed to be the case. Part three of HDT's Trucking Under the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/340132/digging-into-truck-driver-drug-use
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, Products, Safety & Compliance
SmartDrive Cameras Can Provide 360-Degree Coverage

SmartDrive Systems' video-based safety system can now support additional cameras, giving 360-degree coverage of the vehicle.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/140239/smartdrive-cameras-can-provide-360-degree-coverage
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will officially propose a rule that would require certain shippers, receivers, and carriers who transport food by...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/116240/fda-proposes-new-rules-for-transporting-food
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Orders South Dakota Carrier, Driver Out of Service

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared a Mitchell, South Dakota-based trucking company and its owner-driver to be imminent hazards to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/127797/fmcsa-orders-south-dakota-carrier-driver-out-of-service
Categories: Drivers, Safety, Safety & Compliance
Top 5 CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse FAQs

Despite the three-year lead time of the final rule, the CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is on track to launch Jan. 6, 2020. The top five questions are...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/344153/top-5-cdl-drug-alcohol-clearinghouse-faqs
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Drivers Risk Losing Their CDL for Synthetic Marijuana Use

Truck drivers who use synthetic marijuana or are caught possessing it risk losing their Commercial Drivers License for one at least one year.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115874/drivers-risk-losing-their-cdl-for-synthetic-marijuana-use
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Eases Regulations for Learner's Permit Holders, CDL Applicants

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has eased the standards related to commercial learner’s permit holders...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/354568/fmcsa-eases-regulations-for-cpl-holders-cdl-applicants
Categories: Drivers, Products, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
J.J. Keller Program Lets Fleets Reserve ELDs

With some industry observers worrying about whether the supply of electronic logging devices will meet the demand as we near the Dec. 17 deadline to install...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/142243/j-j-keller-program-lets-fleets-reserve-elds
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety
Increasing Number of State, Local Governments Order People to Stay Home

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of state and local governments have issued orders restricting public gatherings and even told...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/353835/state-by-state-current-stay-at-home-and-shelter-in-place-ordinances
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Answers to Your Questions About the New Hours of Service Rules

Since the new hours-of-service rules went into effect July 1, there have been many questions asked of experts both inside and outside of the Federal Motor...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/153034/answers-to-your-questions-about-the-new-hours-of-service-rules
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
FMCSA Study Says PSP Program Lowering Crash and Driver OOS Numbers

A recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration report shows that motor carriers using the agency’s Pre-Employment Screening Program are seeing a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/115028/fmcsa-study-says-psp-program-lowering-crash-and-driver-oos-numbers
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Brake Safety Week Is On: Here are Some Tips

Today's Trucking---30,000 brakes will be inspected on trucks across North America this week, and not all will pass. The annual Brake Safety Week held by the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/113664/brake-safety-week-is-on-here-are-some-tips
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
OSHA Orders Small Fleet to Rehire Fired Trucker, Pay Back Wages

An Oregon trucker wrongly fired for refusing to drive an unsafe vehicle will get her job back, plus reimbursement for back wages and compensation for fees...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119714/osha-orders-small-feet-to-rehire-fired-trucker-pay-back-wages
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Cannabis E-Learning Course Developed for Truck Drivers

Responsible Cannabis Use will partner with CarriersEdge to provide commercial truck drivers with a cannabis e-learning course, CannEd.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/353067/responsible-cannabis-use-carriersedge-partner-to-promote-cannabis-education
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Survey: Truck Drivers Voice Pay Concerns During COVID-19

A recent analysis by WorkHound of more than 30,000 commercial fleet drivers revealed growing concerns about pay during the COVID-19 pandemic – but fewer...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/356879/survey-finds-increase-in-pay-concerns-amid-covid-19-conditions
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance

Carriers and drivers can now get a violation removed from their CSA scores if a court has dismissed it. Under a system that went live August 23, carriers...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/119956/fmcsa-installs-dataqs-fix
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review

A trio of House legislators introduced a bill that would suspend the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, pending an assessment by the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114649/house-bill-would-suspend-34-hour-restart-pending-review
Categories: Drivers
LinkeDrive Releases New App for Drivers, Fleet Managers

LinkeDrive Inc. has released its LinkeDriveR App, which provides improved communication of organizational goals and driver performance through a mobile app.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10124839/linkedrive-releases-new-app-for-drivers-fleet-managers
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Congressmen Air Concerns About Sleep Apnea Training

Two congressmen have told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that some of the organizations providing sleep apnea training to medical examiners...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125887/congressmen-air-concerns-about-sleep-apnea-training
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
Don't Miss This Critical Step in ELD Implementation

There’s more to complying with the electronic logging device mandate than putting the devices in your trucks. Will your new ELD policies and procedures pass...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/157755/dont-miss-this-critical-step-in-eld-implementation
Categories: Drivers, Products, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
J.J. Keller Program Lets Fleets Reserve ELDs

With some industry observers worrying about whether the supply of electronic logging devices will meet the demand as we near the Dec. 17 deadline to install...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/142243/j-j-keller-program-lets-fleets-reserve-elds
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Safety & Compliance
California Considers Easing Some Emissions Rules

Truckers who don't run a lot of miles in California may get more time to comply with emissions rules.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114817/california-considers-easing-some-emissions-rules
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Waiver Cuts Drug-Testing Costs for Rehiring Drivers as Business Ramps Back Up

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a temporary waiver letting employers skip pre-employment drug testing for certain drivers as the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/10118207/waiver-cuts-drug-testing-costs-for-rehiring-drivers-as-business-ramps-back-up
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
Samsara Integrates Fully with LoadMaster

Samsara's enhanced workflow integration will help dispatchers monitor tractor location and driver hours of service, directly manage dispatch operations,...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/350599/samsara-integrates-fully-with-loadmaster
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.truckinginfo.com/342089/new-ata-policy-addresses-marijuana-challenges-in-trucking
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance, Telematics
ELD Mandate: 10 Things You Need to Know as Full Enforcement Hits

The "soft enforcement" period for the new electronic logs mandate is over as of April 1. Here are 10 things that can help you make sure you're legal.

https://www.automotive-fleet.com/279384/eld-mandate-10-things-you-need-to-know-as-full-enforcement-hits
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
Pennsylvania Reopens Rest Areas on Busiest Routes

Pennsylvania's abrupt closure earlier this week of all of its roadside rest areas in response to the Coronavirus outbreak drew an outcry from trucking. Now,...

https://www.worktruckonline.com/353521/pennsylvania-reopens-rest-stops-on-busiest-highway-routes
Categories: Drivers
Arizona DOT Website Relays Rest Stop Parking Capacity

Commercial truck drivers making their way through Arizona can now find parking space availability at any of Arizona’s rest areas on the Arizona Department...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/359551/arizona-dot-website-relays-rest-stop-parking-capacity
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Household Movers Seek Exemption to 14-Hour Rule

Household goods movers represented by the American Moving and Storage Association are asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for an...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/125230/household-movers-seek-exemption-to-14-hour-rule
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Study: Plenty of Drivers and Enforcement Officers Still Don’t Understand CSA

The American Transportation Research Institute has released a new white paper showing a majority of the nation’s truck drivers do not have an understanding...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/116152/study-plenty-of-drivers-and-enforcement-officers-still-don-t-understand-csa
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
Carriers Look for HOS Flexibility to Ease Port Congestion

Trucking interests are preparing a request for temporary flexibility in the hours of service rules to help ease the congestion that is plaguing major ports....

https://www.truckinginfo.com/126452/carriers-look-for-hos-flexibility-to-ease-port-congestion
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
Electronic Log Proposal Takes on Long-Standing Issues

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed electronic log mandate, unveiled Thursday, takes on a broad range of issues that have dogged the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/117001/eld-proposal-takes-on-long-standing-issues
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance

Following a Jan. 27 crash killing an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injuring an Illinois State Police trooper, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/116432/trucker-ordered-off-the-road-by-fmcsa-following-fatal-crash
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Safety & Compliance
OSHA Orders Trucking Company and Owner to Withdraw Retaliatory Lawsuit, Pay Former Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Palumbo Trucking of North Branford, Conn., and owner David Palumbo...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/114490/osha-orders-trucking-company-and-owner-to-withdraw-retaliatory-lawsuit-pay-former-workers
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
U.S. House Passes Sleep Apnea Legislation, Senate Bill Introduced

By a vote of 405-0, the U.S. House passed a bill Thursday requiring any Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration action on sleep apnea to go through the...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/113991/u-s-house-passes-sleep-apnea-legislation-senate-bill-introduced


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