March 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By David Cullen
Back pain is the bane of many whose jobs involve a lot of sitting at a desk or other work station. But that misery is compounded when the sitting is behind the wheel of a truck.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Driver Health, Fatigue
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
The engine is an often underused fuel-saving device. Optimizing the engine parameters of new trucks could improve fuel efficiency by 5 to 8%.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Fuel Efficiency, Engines, NACFE
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Deborah Lockridge
Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But … do you really treat them like the rest of your employees?
Tags: Truck Drivers, Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Driver Retention
September 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor; Deborah L.
A federal court's rejection of key provisions of driver hours of service rule throws the trucking industry into a too familiar regulatory quagmire.
Tags: Truck Drivers, FMCSA, American Trucking Associations
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
Trucks are already parked because there are not enough drivers to move them. Labor analysts warn that in a few years the driver crisis will be worse – much worse. This series will give you tools to cope.
Tags: Economy, Truck Drivers
April 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Truck drivers have traditionally been mostly white males, but a growing need for drivers and a changing population means that notion must change.
Tags: Truck Drivers, Women in Trucking, Recruiting
June 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Doug Condra, President
Finding drivers will get harder. How about taking the 'easy' way out?
Tags: Truck Drivers
May 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Four professionals show the world that doing the right thing is the right thing.
February 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Truck drivers aren't getting the message, and it's costing lives – theirs.
Tags: DOT, Driver Safety, Truck Drivers, Seat Belts
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