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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, Equipment, Fleet Management
USA Truck Attracts Veterans with Training, Equipment

More than one-fourth of the drivers at USA Truck Capacity Solutions come from military backgrounds. Four of them are driving special military-themed Kenworths.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/323813/usa-truck-attracts-veterans-with-training-equipment
Categories: Drivers
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Truck Drivers

We don't have to tell you how important driver recruiting is to the success of your company — hiring truck drivers is priority No. 1 for nearly every...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155182/5-mistakes-to-avoid-when-hiring-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers

The Department of Transportation has produced a piece of research that to a limited extent supports its claim that truck driving contributes to a shorter...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152115/fmcsa-answers-questions-about-driver-life-expectancy-statistics
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes

As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155025/driver-ergonomics-round-pegs-and-oval-holes
Categories: Drivers
How Human Touch Could Improve Driver Health [Commentary]

Human touch is far more profound and connected to our mental and physical well-being than most of us think or realize.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/341732/how-human-touch-could-improve-driver-health-commentary
Categories: Drivers
The Driver Series

How trucking companies are approaching the recruiting, retaining and training of truck drivers in the midst of an ever-changing industry.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279677/the-driver-series
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, Operations
Commentary: College Is Not the Only Answer

With tuitions skyrocketing maybe it’s not surprising that there seems to be some progress when it comes to young people recognizing that skilled trades are...

https://www.chargedfleet.com/325193/commentary-college-is-not-the-only-answer
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations

Information technology permeates all parts of a successful trucking fleet's operations today, and sessions at ALK's Transportation Technology Summit last...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156087/4-ways-technology-can-improve-fleet-operations
Categories: Drivers, Legal/Legislative
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.chargedfleet.com/343049/trucking-looks-for-solutions-to-californias-stringent-new-independent-contractor
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Controlling Business Costs, Part 3: Healthcare

Healthier employees also can help control the employer portion of healthcare costs. Since hiring only 100% healthy employees isn't a feasible option, many...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/153470/controlling-business-costs-part-3-healthcare
Categories: Drivers
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
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
Commentary: Driver Training Shouldn't End

Data suggests that training drivers is only effective if it includes refresher courses to reinforce good practices and address weaknesses. Commentary by...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157930/commentary-driver-training-shouldnt-end
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Sleep Better

Lack of sleep impacts our mood, our ability to focus, and even our motor skills. Worse, it has been tied to multiple health issues. That's why getting...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/329304/commentary-how-truck-drivers-can-sleep-better
Categories: Drivers
Commentary: Large and Small, Fleets Focus on the Driver

At Halvor and Swift, a focus has been placed on the driver to improve retention, writes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157551/commentary-large-and-small-fleets-focus-on-the-driver
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
TCA Encourages Smokers to Ditch Cigarettes

As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20 as "Ditch the Pack" day

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152250/tca-encourages-smokers-to-ditch-cigarettes
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
The Roadside Dietitian: Love Your Heart

February is American Heart Month for one really good reason. Heart disease is the number one killer in this country, accounting for about a quarter of all...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152668/the-roadside-dietitian-love-your-heart
Categories: Drivers, Legal/Legislative
Commentary: California’s new ‘ABCs’ Spell Bad News  for Owner-Operator Fleets

A California Supreme Court decision has made it much tougher for trucking companies to use owner-operators in the state, some groups say it will effectively...

https://www.chargedfleet.com/305683/commentary-californias-new-abcs-spell-bad-news-for-owner-operator-fleets
Categories: Drivers
How One Alabama Fleet is Finding Quality Truck Drivers

Alabama Motor Express is finding success in cutting its driver turnover using an online test that provides a behavioral assessment to identify the best...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/304486/how-one-alabama-fleet-is-finding-quality-truck-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Maintenance
Not Your Father's Air Filter

There was a time when fleet managers and owner-operators specified many components on their new trucks and tractors, but that's been seriously curtailed by...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152731/not-your-fathers-air-filter
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.automotive-fleet.com/346013/put-down-the-phone-battling-distracted-driving
Categories: Drivers
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, Safety, Safety & Compliance
7 Things You Need to Know About the New Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Starting January 2020, fleets that employ commercially licensed drivers will be required to use the FMCSA's new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. What will be...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/340409/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-drug-and-alcohol-clearinghouse
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

With an industry-wide shortage of new truck drivers, it's tempting to just find and hire CDL holders as fast as they can be found. But one good way to hire...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/326842/drivers-hire-fewer-keep-more
Categories: Drivers
Goodyear Highway Hero Makes Healthy Living a Priority

You might recognize Mike Schiotis's name from the harrowing tale of how he saved a woman from her gun-wielding boyfriend and was named Goodyear's Highway...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152500/goodyear-highway-hero-makes-healthy-living-a-priority
Categories: Drivers
The 5 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions for Owner-Operators

New year - new taxes. That’s what many drivers are thinking after the latest round of tax increases. While you can’t legally dodge taxes, you can trim them....

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152630/the-5-most-overlooked-tax-deductions-for-owner-operators
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Commentary: Texting Caught on Tape

The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155024/commentary-texting-caught-on-tape
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.worktruckonline.com/335508/the-art-science-of-mountain-driving
Categories: Drivers, Equipment
Test Drive: Meritor's 6x2 SmarTandem

The 6x2 concept isn't new, but it's not popular on our side of the Atlantic Ocean. Meritor aims to change that with its new SmarTandem single-drive-axle...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152738/test-drive-meritors-6x2-smartandem
Categories: Drivers, Maintenance
Why You Should Consider Wheel Balancing

People will tell you that wheel balancing isn't necessary these days. Going back 10 or 20 years, new tires often needed a small amount of weight to balance...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152691/why-you-should-consider-wheel-balancing
Categories: Drivers
What To Do If The IRS Comes Knocking

April 15 has come and gone, so you can breathe easy for another year -- that is, unless the IRS decides to audit you and become a major pain in your life....

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152792/what-to-do-if-the-irs-comes-knocking
Categories: Drivers

Truck safety regulators are about to post a new, long-awaited rule aimed at shoring up driver medical standards

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152112/new-rule-will-create-registry-of-certified-medical-examiners
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance
How Safety Audits Apply to New Owner-Operators

If you decide to get your own DOT number and strike out on your own, one regulatory requirement you will need to be aware of is the “new-entrant safety...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152967/how-safety-audits-apply-to-new-owner-operators
Categories: Drivers, Safety & Compliance

While the concept of defensive driving has been around for 50 years, in-cab driver training company Instructional Technologies Inc., makers of Pro-Tread,...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157773/new-defense-system-addresses-defensive-driver-training
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts
Fuel-Efficient Drivers: Slow Down and Plan Ahead

One owner-operator shares his advice on how and why he maximizes his fuel efficiency while on the road. Part of our "MPG Top Guns" series.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/333817/fuel-efficient-drivers-slow-down-and-plan-ahead
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Fuel Smarts
The Automated Revolution is Real

After 20 years on the fringes of the heavy-duty transmission world, the switch from sticks to semiconductors may be reaching the tipping point.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156115/the-automated-revolution-is-real
Categories: Drivers
Truck Drivers Play a Crucial Role on Indy Car Teams

While the Indy race car drivers get the glory, they'd be high and dry without the team of drivers that get the race cars to the event.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/336279/truck-drivers-play-a-cruicial-role-on-indy-car-teams
Categories: Drivers
Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers

Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/279717/commentary-money-is-not-the-only-thing-that-speaks-to-truck-drivers
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.truckinginfo.com/346013/put-down-the-phone-battling-distracted-driving
Categories: Drivers
Con-way Truckload Requiring Agility Testing

Con-way Truckload is one of a growing list of carriers that are requiring pre-employment agility testing for drivers

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152114/con-way-truckload-requiring-agility-testing
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management
Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets

Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/155101/carrier-streamlines-communication-by-equipping-drivers-with-tablets
Categories: Drivers, Equipment, Products
Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar

International has revamped its stand-out LoneStar highway tractor with a perfect blend of modern amenities and Old School style. HDT's Jack Roberts got a...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157726/quick-spin-internationals-refreshed-lonestar
Categories: Drivers
The Smart Road to Younger Drivers

While lowering the age of drivers may cause panic in the media, being smart about training young drivers can significantly reduce the risks.

https://www.truckinginfo.com/156263/the-smart-road-to-younger-drivers
Categories: Drivers, Safety
CBD Oils May Result in DOT-Testing Violation

Use of THC is forbidden for a regulated driver, no matter the source. As a result, medical and recreational marijuana and some CBD oils, even if legal under...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/326327/cbd-oils-may-result-in-dot-testing-violation
Categories: Drivers, Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Safety & Compliance
70 Answers to Top ELD Questions

The ELD mandate has led to a lot of questions for fleets, with the government continuing to clarify and tweak the regulation weekly. We’ve endeavored to...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/157837/70-answers-to-top-eld-questions
Categories: Drivers, Fuel Smarts
Owner-Operator Seeks Out Truckstop Electrification

How bad does owner-operator Matt Purtee want truckstop electrification? “Bad enough where I know a few truckstops that have light poles with plug-ins at...

https://www.truckinginfo.com/152794/owner-operator-seeks-out-truckstop-electrification
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.truckinginfo.com/157573/10-things-drivers-do-to-get-pulled-over


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