Driver Behavior

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April 26, 2018

5 Qualities of an Efficient Forklift Driver

The forklift driver plays a vital role in material handling and there are certain characteristics you should look for the next time a driver takes the wheel. Here is a list of five characteristics you should look for an efficient forklift driver.

April 20, 2018

Schneider Creates App for Company Drivers

Schneider has introduced a new app for called Compass that allows company drivers to view work assignments, scorecards, pay statements and general company information.

April 16, 2018

Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

April 9, 2018

Operation Safe Driver Week Set to Begin July 15

Operation Safe Driver Week has been set for the week of July 15-21, 2018, with law enforcement around the country joining in on the effort to spot unsafe driving behaviors by commercial vehicle drivers and passenger vehicles.

March 27, 2018

Netradyne RiskMap Identifies Risks on Specific Routes

Netradyne has announced a new feature for analyzing driver risks based on the route called Driveri RiskMap, allowing fleet managers to visualize a more complete picture of fleet behavior.

January 12, 2018

Commentary: Driver Training Shouldn't End

Data suggests that training drivers is only effective if it includes refresher courses to reinforce good practices and address weaknesses. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

October 25, 2017

SmartDrive SmartSense Sensors Detect Bad Driving

SmartDrive Systems has introduced the SmartSense line of intelligent driver-assist sensors designed to identify dangerous driving risks.

August 22, 2017

15 DHL Drivers Compete in Safe Driving Competition

DHL's top 15 couriers competed for the company's safest driver award in Dallas earlier this month in the second Safe-Driving Rodeo competition, the company announced.

June 5, 2017

New Report Highlights Truck Driver Preferences on the Road

One20 has released its inaugural TopOne20 report highlighting data about drivers, their travel center preferences, and other industry trends.

April 26, 2017

Truck Driver 'Didn't Know' He Was Dragging a Car

Checking the mirrors should be a normal part of driving, but maybe 'Mike' had other things to look at than the car caught up in his trailer. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.

February 14, 2017

Commentary: The Delicate Truck Driver

Lots of drivers manage a very fine balance between simple frustration and outright anger and executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood believes they deserve a little more attention and understanding.

December 16, 2016

State, Local Violations Top List of Citations in Safe Driver Week

State and local moving violations were the most common citations given to commercial vehicle drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week.

October 2, 2016

Lytx Releases “Client-Centric” Improvements to DriveCam Safety Program

LAS VEGAS – Lytx announced new enhancements to its DriveCam video-based telematics safety program that Chairman and CEO Brandon Nixon said “will streamline workflow, capture even more unsafe driving behaviors, and make fleet tracking easier for fleet managers on the go.”

October 2, 2016

Vigillo and J.J. Keller Reveal Data-Driven Driver Training Solution

LAS VEGAS -- Vigillo and J.J. Keller have partnered to launch a Prescriptive Analytics Solution that identifies unsafe behavior by truck drivers and then assigns training designed to address the issues.

August 29, 2016

WEX to Offer Messaging for Spendy Fuel Users

WEX, Inc. will roll out a driver messaging feature as part of its ClearView analytics platform later this year that will send text messages and emails to remind drivers to use less expensive fuel stations or fill fleet trucks with unleaded rather than premium fuel.

August 1, 2016

A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching

Vnomics’ True Fuel is a monitoring device that encourages drivers to do better without getting on their nerves or taking away drivability, while providing back-office data that helps fleets coach and instruct drivers on better driving habits to save fuel.

July 26, 2016

Focus On... Vnomics True Fuel Part 2: Good Driver (Video)

In Part 2 of our look at Vnomics True Fuel platform, equipment editor Jim Park takes the wheel and attempts to be the best driver as possible to examine how the system can distinguish between good and bad drivers through its scoring system. Find Part 1 (Bad Driver) here

July 25, 2016

Focus On... Vnomics True Fuel Part 1: Bad Driver

Vnomics is offering a monitoring device that encourages drivers to do better rather than getting on their nerves or taking away driveability. The system provides loads back-office data that helps fleets coach and instruct drivers on better driving habits to save fuel. In Part 1 equipment editor Jim Park purposely drives poorly to contrast how the system rates bad versus good drivers. In Part 2, watch Jim test his skills against the system.

July 21, 2016

ARI Introduces Driver Scorecard for Simple Analysis

The ARI Driver Scorecard is a new tool from ARI designed to simplify how fleet managers can measure the performance of their drivers.

July 7, 2016

Pana-Pacific Partners With Lytx on Video Telematics

Pana-Pacific has chosen Lytx as its sole video telematics partner, selling and installing Lytx DriveCam program through the company’s heavy-duty truck dealerships.

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