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June 28, 2016

4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG

An accomplished owner-operator offers his advice on what it takes to drive fuel efficiently. He contends that if drivers want to achieve high fuel economy numbers, they simply cannot drive like they always have.

June 27, 2016

Fuel Saving Fleets: Cooper Makes An Every Day Effort

By staying on top of data and its drivers, Cooper Freight makes its quest for better fuel economy an every day effort.

June 22, 2016

High-MPG Fleets: Halvor Lines On the Cutting Edge

While nearly 20% of its fleet already averages over 8 mpg, Halvor Lines Inc. is hopeful its newest tractors — some 100 model-year 2016 units — will earn the distinction of becoming their first 10-mpg trucks.

June 7, 2016

CarriersEdge Releases Driver Training App

CarriersEdge has announced a mobile training app for truck drivers that gives access to the company’s library of orientation and refresher courses and knowledge tests.

May 23, 2016

CarriersEdge Offers Fuel Efficiency Training

Online safety and compliance training company CarriersEdge has added a Maximizing Fuel Efficiency course using an interactive learning approach to help drivers reduce fuel usage.

May 3, 2016

High School Students to Compete Alongside the Best Truck Drivers in Maine

In Maine, several vocational schools teach high-school students how to drive -- and the best of them will get to show off their skills later this month as part of the state driving championship.

April 21, 2016

Ground Traffic Control Monitors Trucks and Drivers

Zonar announced the general availability of the Ground Traffic Control Performance package featuring ZFuel, the company’s cloud-based fleet management web application.

March 24, 2016

True Fuel Improves Efficiency Through Driver Coaching

Vnomics has released its Vnomics True Fuel solution, designed to improve fuel economy through real-time driver coaching and precise fuel-use analytics.

March 17, 2016

PacLease Offers Online Safety Courses With J.J. Keller

PacLease has launched a subscription-based safety course program called PacTrainer, offering over 360 online courses and tutorials aimed at improving driving skills and compliance.

March 9, 2016

G&P Incentive Program Ups Fleet Safety Rating

A pictorial look at the monthly contest launched at truckload carrier G&P Trucking Company for drivers who have achieved best-in-class safety performance. The program is credited with bringing about a decrease in distracted driving and month-over-month improvements in driver safety scores. Photos and text by Andy Leuthe, Senior Director Product Marketing, SmartDrive Systems.  

March 7, 2016

USA Truck Installs PedalCoach Driver App in Fleet

USA Truck has installed LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach mobile application in its fleet of trucks, designed to coach better driving habits to increase fuel efficiency.

March 4, 2016

FMCSA Proposes Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

Proposed national entry-level driver training requirements focus on a minimum amount of behind-the-wheel training.

December 11, 2015

Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver

With another year behind us, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look back at the year of the driver.

December 9, 2015

Mesilla Valley to Use SmartDrive on 1,300 Trucks

Mesilla Valley Transportation says it has selected SmartDrive’s video-based safety device for its fleet of more than 1,300 tractors.

November 30, 2015

Death on the Highway: Ignorance Kills

Buried in the stats of accident reporting lies the unvarnished truth: Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance kills.

November 18, 2015

Celadon Renames Driving School, Adds Simulators

Celadon Trucking has changed the name of its driving school from Quality Drivers School to Celadon Driving Academ and has purchased four TransSimVS driving simulators for use at the flagship Indianapolis location.

October 22, 2015

KLLM Driving School Offers 18-Day Training Program

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has partnered with Cedar Valley College to open a new KLLM Driving Academy in Lancaster, Texas, for state residents.

October 13, 2015

Commentary: Don't Leave Trade Schools out of 'Free College' Debate

The skyrocketing cost of college tuition is indeed a problem. But at risk of being overlooked is the need to get more students into the nation’s trade schools.

September 16, 2015

Teamsters Receive $4.6 Million for Apprenticeship Program

The Teamsters Union will use a 4.6 million grant from the Department of Labor to establish an apprenticeship program for the trucking industry.

August 20, 2015

Predictive Cruise Control in Production for Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new Kenworth T680s and T880s with Paccar MX-13 engines.

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