News

FMCSA to Co-Host Listening Sessions on Sleep Apnea

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will co-host three listening sessions to solicit information on the prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea in the trucking industry.

Image: Zebra Technologies

News

PeopleNet Certifies Zebra Handheld Computer

PeopleNet has announced its certification of Zebra Technologies’ TC70 ruggedized handheld computer to run the company’s software

Photo via Teamsters Union

News

Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

In what's being called a historic case, the Los Angeles office of the National Labor Relations Board is looking into whether port trucking company Intermodal Bridge Transport engaged in unfair labor practices toward its drivers by misclassifying employees as independent contractors.

News

Turnover Increases at Large Truckload Fleets

The annualized turnover rate for large truckload fleets measured 102% in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing by two percentage points, according to the American Trucking Associations.

Products

Ground Traffic Control Monitors Trucks and Drivers

Zonar announced the general availability of the Ground Traffic Control Performance package featuring ZFuel, the company’s cloud-based fleet management web application.

Rolf Lockwood

Articles

Commentary: Take a Load Off

These days most of the innovations we see have to do with saving a buck, and we don’t often see one aimed at making drivers more comfortable. How about a custom-fitted truck seat that can be adjusted remotely by a medical professional?

Vets taking part in classroom job training. Photo: U.S. DOT

News

Missouri Wants Exemptions to Help Turn Veterans into Truckers

The Show-Me State is showing how the federal government could make it easier for vets to become truckers.

CPAP machine for treating sleep apnea Image: Safety First Sleep Solutions

News

Trucker Sleep-Apnea Study Launched by ATRI

The American Transportation Research Institute on April 15 launched an online survey of truck drivers on issues related to sleep apnea

News

FMCSA: Use New Driver Medical Forms Starting April 20

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is reminding Medical Examiners and commercial motor vehicle drivers that certified MEs performing physical exams of CMV drivers must use the revised versions of the Medical Examination Report (MER) Form (MCSA–5875) and the Medical Examiner’s Certificate (MEC) Form (MCSA–5876) as of April 20.

Photo: Women In Trucking

News

200 Drivers Honored in Salute to Women Behind the Wheel

Women In Trucking honored nearly 200 female professional drivers with its 7th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

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