June 2011, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Rob Moseley, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Last May, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration began its pre-employment screening program service, or PSP. The PSP service compiles information regarding driving records of commercial drivers for use by motor carriers in making employment decisions
May 2011, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Park, Equipment Editor
That trucking is about to experience its worst labor shortage ever should as come no surprise. Our fate was cast years ago, though a few cruel twists have conspired to make it worse than it otherwise would have been.
February 2011, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
FleetMind Solutions, Inc., has released a white paper called "Waste Fleet Safety: Tips and Tools to Ensure Safe Driving" that discusses strategies for improving waste fleet safety
January 2011, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
The 34-hour restart gives daytime drivers a chance to catch up on their rest, but it does not work as well for night drivers. In fact, it may even be detrimental to driver performance
December 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Back in 2001, Dupre Logistics had a problem. The Louisiana fleet was having too many accidents, some of them fatal
November 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Truckinginfo.com Staff
A fleet safety study recently released by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety, suggests that companies that strictly enforce their no-cell-phone policies have a lower crash rate than companies with milder enforcement policies
By Deborah Lockridge, Editor
At a time when we're dealing with more acronyms than ever from the U.S. Department of Transportation - CSA 2010, HOS, EOBRs - there's one that may be getting overlooked: PSP, or pre-employment screening program
Sleep apnea is a public health problem and a truck safety problem that could soon morph into a legal problem for the trucking industry
July 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
The right driver screening can help find and keep the cream of the crop.
Tags: Drivers, driver screening, Hiring, Driver Recruitment
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
Each year, government's primary regulatory focus falls more intensely on the driver.
Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
Tags: Drivers, Driver Training, FMCSA
April 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Doug Condra, President
Federal report targets truckers with criminal records. Irresponsible reporting has no place here.
Tags: Drivers, Department of Homeland Security, TWIC
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