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7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident
Are you preparing drivers and other personnel on what to do in case of a crash?
<p>Don Jerrell with HNI talks about the importance of being prepared for accidents.</p> By Deborah Lockridge
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Fleets should prepare for and practice what to do in the event of a serious accident just like they do for fire drills – from top management to dispatchers to drivers, said Don Jerrell, a safety expert at HNI Risk Services, to attendees of the Fleet Safety Conference Tuesday.
Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets
Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.
By Jim Beach
Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.
Four Key Takeaways from HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit
<p>Reaching out to women and other underrepresented groups is one way to improve recruiting. <em>Photo courtesy Con-way.</em></p> By Jim Daly, President, HNI Minnesota
HNI's Driver Recruiting Summit covered some of the pitfalls and best practices in the world of recruiting -- and retaining -- truck drivers.
Commentary: Texting Caught on Tape
The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.
By Deborah Lockridge
The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes
Driver demographics are driving changes in cab designs.
By Jim Park
As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel like a truck. The challenge for truck makers comes in designing truck cabs to fit an expanding body-size profile, while making the driving environment appealing to people who have different expectations about trucks – all without alienating the existing driver population.

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Kenworth T680 Now Available with Natural Gas–Powered Engine The Kenworth T680 in day cab, 52-inch mid-roof sleeper, and 76-inch sleeper configurations now can be ordered with the factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque.
Pro-Tread Online Training Goes Mobile ITI has flipped the switch on mobile for its Pro-Tread online training, meaning every course will work on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and the browsers of in-cab electronic communication and tracking devices.
2015 Road Atlas Created Specifically for Commercial Drivers Rand McNally has released the 2015 edition of the Motor Carriers' Road Atlas, a guide for over-the-road and other large-vehicle drivers.
Trucking Now Releases Social-Employment Network for Trucking Industry ChatterStack, a social-employment network designed to connect job seekers, employees and employers in the trucking industry was introduced Thursday by Trucking Now, Woodbridge, Conn.
Vigillo Adds Adjudicated CSA Violations to Data Platform Vigillo has partnered with U.S. Legal Services to add a new premium channel to its Athena business intelligence platform. The new channel will include data from U.S. Legal Services on adjudicated CSA violations.

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