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FMCSA Proposes Younger Driver Pilot Program for Former Military

A proposed pilot program using former military drivers would attempt to answer the question of whether 18- to 20-year-old truck drivers are as safe as those 21 and over.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Don't Blame the Driver, Blame the Watermelon

In an era when the customer is king, the solitary truck driver is always the one at the end of the line.

Photo: Omnitracs

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Omnitracs Links In-Cab Video to Critical Event Recording, Electronic Logs

Omnitracs says its new Critical Event Video is a fully integrated in-cab video solution that ties into the company’s Critical Event Reporting as well as into its electronic logging technology to help protect driver privacy.

Charles White Photo: ATA

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National Truck Driving Championships Won by Walmart Driver

American Trucking Associations named Charles White, a driver for Walmart Transportation based out of Nineveh, Ind., as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships.

Deborah Lockridge

Articles

Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times

As if productivity and driver retention weren’t enough to make detention an important problem, it’s also a safety issue.

Photo: Omnitracs

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OOIDA Fires Back on ELD Rule Ahead of September Court Hearing

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a reply brief to the government's arguments defending its controversial electronic logging mandate in the association's lawsuit, scheduled to be heard by a federal court next month.

Products

J.J. Keller Offers Inspection Training Program for Drivers

J.J. Keller & Associates has introduced Vehicle Inspections: Tractor Trailers, a new training program that gives drivers a comprehensive and streamlined examination and explanation of required inspections.

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Impact Training to Use CarriersEdge Approach to Online Learning

Impact Training Solutions has announced that CarriersEdge will be used as the foundation for the company’s newly launched Ignite eLearning driving training courses.

Products

Blue Bloodhound Gives Carriers Quick Access to Independent Drivers

Blue Bloodhound, an online marketplace connecting qualified truck drivers with motor carriers, has successfully enrolled more than 20,000 independent CDL truck drivers and owner-operators looking for additional work in the U.S.

Images: GHSA

News

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the annual societal cost of fatigue-related fatal and injury crashes at $109 billion— and that does not include property damage.

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