Driver Safety

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January 28, 2014

Con-way Freight’s Tom Syme Reaches 3 Million Consecutive Accident-Free Miles

Con-way Freight announced that Tom Syme surpassed the career milestone of driving 3 million consecutive, accident-free miles. Syme, who started with Con-way as one of its first employees 30 years ago, is the second of Con-way Freight’s 16,000 drivers nationwide to reach this safe-driving achievement.

December 18, 2013

FMCSA Considers Changing Driver Vision Exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to ease its standards for granting exemptions to driver vision requirements.

December 18, 2013

FMCSA Eases Enforcement of Break Requirement for Short-Haul Drivers

Short-haul drivers who find that they unexpectedly exceed their daily limits can get relief from enforcement of the 30-minute break requirement.

December 12, 2013

Fleet Safety Video Tip: What a Flashing Yellow Arrow Means

In the past few years, a growing number of cities have begun adding a new signal light to their streets: the flashing yellow arrow. When illuminated, the flashing yellow arrow lets drivers know that they can legally make a left-hand turn after yielding to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

November 21, 2013

FMCSA Study Says PSP Program Lowering Crash and Driver OOS Numbers

A recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration report shows that motor carriers using the agency’s Pre-Employment Screening Program are seeing a greater decline in crash rates than those who are not using it.

November 6, 2013

5 Things Drivers Never Should Do at the Scene of an Accident

The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. How a truck driver responds on the scene has a major impact on the outcome of any claims that may follow.

October 27, 2013

West Side Transport's Thornton Dixon Reaches 4 Million Accident-free Miles

West Side Transport announces that Thornton Dixon has reached 4 million incident/accident-free miles. Dixon has been with West Side Transport since March 10, 1981, and is from Anderson, S.C.

October 8, 2013

Con-way Freight Honors Driver for Three Decades of Accident-free Driving

Con-way Freight announced that professional driver sales representative, Brian Busch, one of Con-way's first employees when the company was founded in 1983, has surpassed 30 years of driving without an accident or injury - the first in company history to achieve this milestone.

June 6, 2013

Driver Safety Becomes Top Priority of Fleet Managers

According to a recent survey by GE Capital Fleet Services, the biggest concern for fleet managers is ensuring the safety of their drivers. With more than a third (36%) of fleet managers citing it as their predominant concern, driver safety outpaced cost-savings goals and workforce productivity (22% each).

June 5, 2013

Holland Driver Keith Fielding Travels Three Million Accident-Free Miles

Holland professional driver Keith Fielding achieved the accomplishment of driving over three million consecutive miles without a single preventable accident.

February 12, 2013

Con-way Freight's James Sutfin Reaches Three Million Consecutive Accident-Free Miles

Con-way Freight announced that professional driver sales representative James "Jackpot" Sutfin surpassed the career milestone of three million consecutive, accident-free miles. Sutfin, a long-time resident of Las Vegas, is the first of Con-way's 15,000 drivers nationwide to reach this safe-driving achievement.

September 1, 2008

Rails Back On The (PR) Attack

Using simple tools can soften driver opposition to buckling up.

April 1, 2008

Safety In The Driving Seat

Tracking driving behavior helps predict a driver's potential for accidents.

March 1, 2008

Truck Fleet Innovator Awards: Honoring Trucking's Elite Leaders

Six Outstanding trucking executives are recognized with Heavy Duty trucking's annual truck Fleet Innovators awards.

October 1, 2007

A Real Cure for Driver Fatigue

Helping drivers sleep improves bottom line.

May 1, 2007

FMCSA Turns Teacher With New Webinar Series

Everybody knows that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration writes and enforces all the safety rules. It's the top cop when it comes to such regs. But the agency has added a new job title to its repertoire: teacher.

January 1, 2007

Bashing Truck Safety

Is the New York Times this prejudicial, or is it just naïve?

September 1, 2006

Simulated Training

Taking a cue from the airlines and the military, trucking is looking at high-tech driver simulators to improve safety training.

February 1, 2006

Praise For America's Road Team

Grooming drivers to be part of America's Road Team can only improve your driver team and your company's image.

February 1, 2006

Safety Belt Non-Use: Let's Stop The Silliness

Truck drivers aren't getting the message, and it's costing lives – theirs.

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