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Defensive Driving Program Focuses on Distracted Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., announced a new defensive driving program called Pro-Defense that focuses on the increasing amount and types of distractions professional drivers face on the road.

The 2016 National Truck Driving Championships winner, Charles White Photo: ATA

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Truckers Gear up for National Truck Driving Championships

The trucking industry’s top truck drivers are set to compete in Orlando for the 80th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships.

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Watch: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Topic of NTSB, NSC Panel

The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to the 2017 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

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FMCSA Moving Toward Dropping Diabetic Exemption Requirement

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration is seeking public comment on whether it should eliminate the requirement that drivers with insulin-treated diabetes seek a formal exemption from the agency to be allowed to operate a commercial vehicle.

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ISE Adds Electronic Logging Solution to FMCSA ELD List

ISE announced that its eFleetSuite electronic logging device solution was self-certified and listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s ELD online registry.

The T-Pod is an all-electric autonomous truck capable of running 124 miles on a single battery charge. Photo: Einride

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No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

A Swedish startup has unveiled a prototype electric truck that doesn't require a driver. In fact, there's not even a cab for a driver to sit in.

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Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea.

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FMCSA Clarifies Issuance of Commercial Learner’s Permits

Guidance just issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration clarifies that a state may accept applications for commercial learner’s permits and administer the general knowledge test to individuals who are not domiciled there.

A new ‘For You’ pack will show personalized recommendations. Photo: Uber Freight

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Uber Freight Expands Reach of Truck Load-Matching App

Uber Freight is expanding the geography served beyond its initial focus on Texas and adding personalized load matching to its instant load booking/fast payment system.

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House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status

A bill newly proposed in the House would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the classification of employers and employees. “Currently, it is difficult and overly complicated for businesses to use independent contractors, which limits companies’ growth and individuals’ work,” said Rep. Erik Paulsen, who introduced H.R. 3396.

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