August 7, 2015 - Industry News
The 2015 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships hosted by American Trucking Associations are set to kick off on Aug. 13 in St. Louis.
Tags: ATA, National Truck Driving Championships, Competition, Driving Safety
August 3, 2015 - Industry News
TBHC Delivers, based in Nashville, deploys SmartDrive’s video-based safety program across its fleet and sees dramatic decreases in driver texting and excessive speeding.
Tags: Driving Safety, SmartDrive, In-Vehicle Video, TBHC Delivers, Medium-Duty Trucks
July 24, 2015 - Industry News
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Oak Harbor Freight Lines $20,000 for retaliating against truck drivers who refuse to drive when sick or fatigued.
Tags: OSHA, Driving Safety, Fatigue, Fines
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
The American Trucking Associations gave out a series of tips on safe driving during the busy Thanksgiving Holiday, which will see an estimated 46.3 million drivers on the road.
Tags: ATA, Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety, Share the Road, Thanksgiving weekend
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Virginia Tech released new research examining crash risks associated with driver cell phone use and the relationship to other distracting behaviors. Some study conclusions have generated controversy.
Tags: IIHS, Cell Phone Use, Distracted Driving, National Safety Council, Driving Safety
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
A decade from now, Volvo trucks will be scanning the environment around the vehicle and warning a driver when collisions are imminent. The Swedish company has developed new safety technology that scans the environment around a truck and analyzes that data.
Tags: Collision Prevention, Volvo Trucks, Driving Safety, Automated Driving, Global
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
A survey asking drivers to rank the states with the rudest drivers found that the worst offenders were from Idaho.
Tags: Cell Phone Use, Speeding, Driving Safety, Road Safety, Road Rage
December 3, 2013 - Industry News
There is a new reason for truckers to worry about four-wheelers during the holidays, with a new survey showing aggressive driving is higher during this time of the year.
Tags: Drivers, Driving Safety
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