The new Weather Company Ground Transporation app also warns of  road conditions such as ice, snow, puddles or wet pavement. Photo: Weather Company

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New Weather App for Truck Drivers Boasts Aviation-Style Forecasting

A new, trucking-focused app from the Weather Company provides accurate weather forecasts and real-time updates for 2.2-billion locations around the world every day, with vital data being refreshed every 15 minutes.

The special commemorative awards given to each XPO 3MM distinguished driver. Photo: XPO Logistics

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XPO LTL Drivers Rack Up 1 Billion Accident-Free Miles

XPO Logistics has announced that its 12,575 less-than-truckload drivers have surpassed one billion miles with no preventable accidents since the company began tracking the statistic.

Photo: Schneider

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Schneider Offers Southwest Drivers More Resources with Phoenix Facility

Schneider has announced a new facility in Phoenix, Ariz., responding to industry demand by investing in the Southwest region of the U.S.

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Fleetmatics Announces LogBook App to Meet ELD Mandate

Fleetmatics says its new LogBook for iOS is a one-stop approach to hours of service management and meeting the electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect in December.

Picketers at XPO Logistics' port operations say port truck drivers should be classified as employees. Photo via Justice4PortDrivers Twitter

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Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting poor wages and labor practices.

Among other benefits, video proved to be a high-value piece of evidence to exonerate Kroger drivers. Photo: Lytx

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Kroger Cuts Collision Rate in Half with Video Telematics

The Kroger Co. has begun rolling out video telematics to its fleet of more than 1,200 tractor-trailers, and has already seen a significant reduction in collisions, handheld phone use, and unbelted drivers.

NEXT Trucking bills itself as a&amp;ldquo;unique&amp;rdquo; trucking marketplace which allows truckers to sell their services by posting the routes they want to drive at the pay they want to earn.<br />Photo: NEXT Trucking

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Next Trucking Expands Online Freight Shipping Platform

The new service is designed to connect small- to medium-sized international shippers with North American truckers and fleets to streamline logistics and provide transparency for both parties.

Rolling Strong has unveiled a new mobile platform aimed at helping drivers to stay healthy. Photo: Rolling Strong

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Rolling Strong Offers Mobile Driver Health and Wellness Platform

Rolling Strong, a driver wellness focused company, has announced a mobile health and wellness platform to help improve driver health, safety, and retention.

Scott Barker has been promoted to vice president of driver engagement at Swift Transportation. Photo: Swift Transportation

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Swift Names VP of Driver Engagement

Swift Transportation has promoted Scott Barker to vice president of driver engagement, a newly formed role at the company, in charge of providing support for the company's drivers.

Photo: U.S. DOT

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FMCSA: Two New Rules Would Help Ease Truck Driver Shortage

Two new rules that seek to streamline CDL licensing and cut its costs were proposed on June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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