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Categories: Drivers, Operations
Carrier Implements Driver Shortage Surcharge

Nationwide flatbed carrier Montgomery Transport, Birmingham, Alabama, put in place a surcharge to help give its drivers a temporary pay boost.
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations, Safety & Compliance
Truck Drivers Must Be Informed of Biometric Scans in Illinois

Carriers in Illinois should supplement their existing driver policies with disclosures for collecting biometric information, including facial recognition...
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DOT, DOL Expand Trucking Apprenticeships, Add Driver Boards

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Department of Labor announced next steps on several new initiatives that will support drivers and improve...
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety & Compliance
New Alternative Vision Standard for Commercial Drivers

After years of issuing exemptions on an individual basis for commercial drivers with poor or no vision in one eye, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety
No Cross-Border Trucking for Unvaccinated Drivers

Neither Canada nor the U.S. will allow truck drivers from the other country to cross the border unless they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Walmart Launches Private Fleet Development Program

Walmart created a 12-week mentorship program to help associates earn their commercial driver’s license and become full-fledged private fleet drivers.
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety, Safety & Compliance
DOT Proposes Oral-Fluid Testing for Drugs

The Department of Transportation is proposing oral fluid testing as an alternative to urine testing for the DOT-regulated drug and alcohol testing program.
Categories: Drivers, Operations
ATA Signs Registered Apprenticeship Agreement with DOL

As an official registered apprenticeship sponsor, ATA can now provide its member-companies the ability to offer apprenticeships to job applicants.
Categories: Drivers, Safety
Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights...
Categories: Drivers, Operations
ATRI Assessment Tool Shows Promise for Identifying Safe, Younger Drivers

In beta test results of its younger driver assessment tool, the American Transportation Research Institute found that drivers deemed “less safe" exhibited...
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Women In Trucking Launches Women Driver Mentoring Program

Women In Trucking's new mentorship program will to match women drivers new to the industry with experienced women leaders who have achieved long-term...
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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...
Categories: Delivery, Drivers, Operations, Safety
Report: Interstate Must Be Rebuilt to Meet Supply Chain Needs

As the U.S. Interstate Highway System reaches 65 years old, it is congested, carries significant levels of travel – particularly by large trucks – and lacks...
Categories: Drivers, Operations
Drivewyze Expands with Weigh Station Bypass in Wyoming

Drivewyze PreClear is now in 48 states and provinces – providing bypass opportunities at more than 800 locations.
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ATRI Calls for Driver Input on Job Motivations, Satisfaction

The insight collected from this effort will help ATRI understand how drivers could be impacted by legislative and regulatory actions that may impact the way...
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HDTX: How HDT Innovators Handle the Driver Shortage

Dealing with the driver shortage was top of mind during a panel discussion with HDT’s 2020 and 2021 Fleet Innovator honorees at Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange.
Categories: Drivers, Operations, Safety
J.J. Keller Prepares Carriers for New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

Due to new entry-level driver training rules taking effect in February 2022, J.J. Keller & Associates has developed services to make the transition easier.
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations
Driver Shortage Tops ATRI Top 10 Concerns Survey

To no one’s surprise, the driver shortage topped the trucking industry list of top concerns this year — but another issue broke into the top 10 list for the...
Categories: Drivers, Fleet Management, Operations
Manhattan Beer Distributors Invests in Training to Retain Drivers

Find out how the largest beer and beverage distributor in New York City makes its demanding operation attractive to truck drivers.
Categories: Drivers, Safety
Driver Strain, Damage & Downtime

How last-mile fleets can mitigate the pitfalls of the changing supply chain environment.

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