Driver Training

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May 20, 2013

Maverick Focuses on Training to Slow Driver Turnover

Amid growing concern about a shortage of drivers, Maverick Transportation is laying the foundation for a long-term solution by improving driver training. At an ALK Transportation Technology Summit in Princeton, N.J., last week, there was much talk about a coming convergence of circumstances that will tip the balance of driver supply and demand.

May 17, 2013

7 Tips for Teaching New Log Rules

New hours of service rules go into effect July 1. Are you ready? The American Trucking Associations has published an easy-to-use, free tipsheet to help you help your drivers understand the new HOS rules.

May 10, 2013

9 Ideas to Find & Keep Drivers

Whenever there's a panel discussion about driver turnover and the coming driver shortage, low pay is always pointed to as a culprit. Yet when it comes to making drivers happy, pay often takes a backseat to the bigger picture.

March 25, 2013

CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse

In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck driver training school officials warned that the proposal would make the current driver shortage even worse.

March 8, 2013

SmartDrive Fuel Helps Fleets by Helping Drivers

SmartDrive Systems announced enhancements to its SmartDrive Fuel program. The enhancements enable fleets to improve fuel economy as much as 14%.

March 4, 2013

FMCSA to Host Session on Driver Training Rule at MATS

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a listening session on its pending driver training rule at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 22.

February 1, 2008

Student Driver Scam

Swindlers are using carrier data to steal from trainees.

September 1, 2007

Long-Haul Learning

Driver training should be a never-ending process, and most fleets fully understand and acknowledge that notion.

April 1, 2007

The Ultimate Decision-Maker

Each year, government's primary regulatory focus falls more intensely on the driver. Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

March 1, 2007

Gator-Hater Legislator Just Wanted A Dialogue

Senator proposed retread ban and six years of training to drive trucks in Florida.

September 1, 2006

On-the-Road Training

TREAD-1 computer training is a convenient classroom for drivers and a valuable risk management tool for fleets.

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.

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