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August 2, 2017

Maverick Offers Bonus For Experienced Drivers

Maverick Transportation is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to entice experienced drivers to the company.

July 31, 2017

Nationwide Rail Services Gains Safety Advantage With Each Drop-And-Hook

Fleet credits electronic height control system with reducing driver injuries and boosting productivity.

July 26, 2017

How the Right Training Can Help Promote Trucking as a Profession

Ongoing training is an important element of advancement in most professions. Yet all too often in our industry, truckers view training as punishment. Deborah Lockridge talks with one company about how online training can make a difference.

July 24, 2017

Driving Dynamics Acquires Element's CTS Training Unit

Driving Dynamics has acquired the Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) from Element Fleet Management in a deal that will expand its own fleet driver training and preserve the fleet management company's safety offering to its own clients, Driving Dynamics has announced.

July 19, 2017

What My First Job Out of College Taught Me About Driving Trucks

Driving a truck for a living is hard -- but rewarding -- work. Senior Editor Jack Roberts found that out for himself 20-odd years ago.

July 13, 2017

Beverage Distributor's Event Recorders Reducing Dents and Dings

Bellevue, Wash.-based Odom Corp. has added a video telematics system to its fleet of 354 beverage delivery trucks to nudge its drivers toward safer driving habits and improve its branding.

June 30, 2017

Schneider Chooses Navy Veteran to Drive Ride of Pride Truck

Schneider has been selected to receive Freightliner’s Ride of Pride truck and has chosen David Price, a Navy Reserve veteran who completed tours in Kuwait and Afghanistan, to drive the military-themed vehicle.

June 29, 2017

Sentry Partners With CarriersEdge on Driver Training Program

Sentry Insurance has launched an online driver training program for its trucking customers with content produced by CarriersEdge.

June 29, 2017

U.S. Xpress Launches Lease-Purchase Program for Drivers

U.S. Xpress has introduced a new lease-purchase program designed to make truck ownership more attainable for truck drivers.

June 26, 2017

Legal Marijuana Tied to Crash Increase

Three states that have legalized recreational cannabis see a 3% overall increase in collision claim frequencies, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.

June 16, 2017

Kroger Cuts Collision Rate in Half with Video Telematics

The Kroger Co. has begun rolling out video telematics to its fleet of more than 1,200 tractor-trailers, and has already seen a significant reduction in collisions, handheld phone use, and unbelted drivers.

June 15, 2017

Q&A: Swift's New Driver Engagement VP

Swift Transportation's new vice president of driver engagement talks about how the truckload giant plans to make sure its drivers are truly its "driving force."

June 13, 2017

Swift Names VP of Driver Engagement

Swift Transportation has promoted Scott Barker to vice president of driver engagement, a newly formed role at the company, in charge of providing support for the company's drivers.

June 6, 2017

Q. What is being done to prevent drivers from being harassed into committing an HOS violation?

A. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has included provisions protecting drivers using electronic logging devices (ELDs) from being harassed into violating Hours of Service (HOS) regulations...

June 6, 2017

Q. How does a driver edit or annotate a record?

A. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides specific details on editing and annotating electronic logging device (ELD) records. The FMCSA defines an edit as a change to the ELD record that does not overwrite the original record...

June 6, 2017

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

May 1, 2017

SmartDrive Cameras Can Provide 360-Degree Coverage

SmartDrive Systems' video-based safety system can now support additional cameras, giving 360-degree coverage of the vehicle.

April 28, 2017

Vigillo Compiles Driver Safety Records Into Roadside Resume

Vigillo's new Roadside Resume is billed as a comprehensive commercial driver safety, compliance, and risk profile to help carriers identify safe and risky drivers.

April 17, 2017

Commentary: Driver is King at All-American MATS

At this year's MATS, Made in America was still a big selling point for many trucking suppliers, writes editor in chief Deborah Lockridge.

April 11, 2017

Drivers Weigh in on Swift-Knight Merger via Facebook

Knight’s Facebook page was busy Monday with questions and answers about the big merger news with Swift. Deborah Lockridge has highlights in the All That's Trucking blog.

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