J.B Hunt is among the member companies of the Trucking Alliance seeking an exemption to let them conduct hair-testing for pre-employment drug testing of driver applicants. Photo: Drivewyze

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Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to support a petition calling for motor carriers to be exempt from having to use urinalysis to test for drug use by CDL driver applicants.

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A New Frontier in Driver Health

Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.

Last year's Goodyear Highway Hero Award winner, Julian Kaczor. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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Goodyear Announces Highway Hero Award Finalists

Goodyear Tire& Rubber has announced the finalists for its 34th Goodyear Highway Hero Award, honoring truck drivers who put themselves in harm’s way to help others.

Photo: Melton Truck Lines

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Driver Wellness Starts at Work

Building a healthy lifestyle can be hard work – especially for truck drivers, who are constantly on the go and constantly under pressure to be on the go. Fleets can help drivers attain a healthy lifestyle – and share in the benefits that it brings.

Rolf Lockwood

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Commentary: The Delicate Truck Driver

Lots of drivers manage a very fine balance between simple frustration and outright anger and executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood believes they deserve a little more attention and understanding.

David Webb Photo: TCA

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Quick-Thinking Highway Angel Saves Stricken Driver

The quick thinking and actions of Highway Angel David Webb saved the life of a dump truck driver suffering from heart failure on a Washington State highway.

Photo: Dart Transit

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Dart Ups Long-Haul Driver Pay

Dart Transit has rolled out a pay increase for its over-the-road company truck drivers, the carrier announced.

Photo: U.S. Department of Transportation

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U.S. Xpress Expands Military Recruitment Initiative

The Veterans Administration has granted accreditation to U.S. Xpress as part of the Post 9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program that allows eligible veterans to receive educational benefits from the VA while training as a driver or technician for the company.

Photo: Inland Kenworth

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Inland Kenworth to Auction T680 to Fight Human Trafficking

Truck dealer group Inland Kenworth has put together a special Everyday Heroes Kenworth T680 for auction and will donate the proceeds to Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit devoted to fighting human trafficking.

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Driver Declared Imminent Hazard After 2 Alcohol-Related Arrests

After Tennessee truck driver Eric Ronald Scott was arrested in for two alcohol-related events, FMCSA ordered him to not operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

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