December 3, 2014 - Industry News
The median driver age had risen significantly over the past two decades according to a new paper released by the American Transportation Research Institute that analyzed the demographics of driver age.
Tags: drivers, Driver Shortage, ATRI, Recruiting, Research
September 18, 2014 - Industry News
Failing to disclose previous accidents has led to a truck driver facing federal charges. Arnold Williams was indicted for false statements on a commercial driver employment application, according to release from the U.S. Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.
Tags: drivers, Regulations, Recruiting, Safety & Compliance
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
A new survey asked thousands of truck drivers nationwide what makes them choose one job over another, and pay came out as the top reason, followed by the amount of time they get at home and then benefits.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Driver Pay, Recruiting, Retention, National Retail Systems
February 12, 2014 - Industry News
New research examining the safety impact of simulator training for truck drivers concludes it provides benefits for only up to a year.
Tags: drivers, Driver Training, Recruiting, Fleets, Safety and Compliance
August 28, 2013 - Industry News
Highly successful companies use distinct practices in building their workforces and offer more benefits to recruit and retain drivers when compared to all other trucking companies, according to new research in the 2013 Texas Trucking Industry Study.
Tags: drivers, Texas, Recruiting, Fleets, Retention
July 24, 2013 - Industry News
More than a third of hiring managers currently have positions that have remained open for 12 weeks or longer, according to new research by the online lob listing service CareerBuilder. Among the hardest to fill are slots for truck drivers.
Tags: drivers, Recruiting
May 3, 2013 - Industry News
Arkansas-based USA Truck added a driver recruiting website exclusively for military veterans. Called "We Hire Heroes" and located at www.HiringMilitaryDrivers.com, this new site is designed to make the transition to civilian employment easier for military personnel.
Tags: drivers, Military, Recruiting, Veterans, Fleets, USA Truck
April 9, 2013 - Industry News
U.S. Xpress will pay $2.75 million as part of a settlement stemming from a federal court case over claims that it did not provide required discloses about background checks to those applying for truck driving jobs.
Tags: U.S. Xpress, Litigation, Fair Credit Reporting Act, drivers, Recruiting
April 8, 2013 - Industry News
Landair Transport, Greenville, Tenn., announced plans to give professional owner operators the opportunity to be a bigger part of its team.
Tags: drivers, Recruiting, Owner-Operators, Landair Transport
February 7, 2013 - Industry News
Twenty trucking companies from across North America have been named the 2013 Best Fleets to Drive Forby the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge.
Tags: TCA, drivers, Recruiting, Retention
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