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DOL Withdraws Controversial Obama-Era Independent Contractor Guidance
DOL Withdraws Controversial Obama-Era Independent Contractor Guidance

June 7, 2017
Trucking companies that use independent contractors could be breathing a sigh of relief after the Department of Labor Wednesday withdrew an Obama-era...

ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?
ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?

March 16, 2017
Motor carriers beware: FMCSA does NOT “certify” ELDs. What you need to understand about the electronic logging device mandate's "self-certification" process...

Surveys Yield Clues to Driver Satisfaction
Surveys Yield Clues to Driver Satisfaction

January 11, 2017
Where can trucking companies improve driver satisfaction? It’s a question that has somewhat different answers for drivers at different stages of their...

Bosch Shows off Concept of Trucking Future at IAA
Bosch Shows off Concept of Trucking Future at IAA

October 3, 2016
Bosch shared its vision of the truck of the next decade, and showed off its latest advanced technology, at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Germany.

One20 Membership Offers Free Driver-Centric Benefits via App, Tablet
One20 Membership Offers Free Driver-Centric Benefits via App, Tablet

August 26, 2016
One20 is a new membership-based service that aims to help improve truck drivers’ lives on the road with the help of an app that delivers everything from...

Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times
Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times

August 15, 2016
As if productivity and driver retention weren’t enough to make detention an important problem, it’s also a safety issue.

OOIDA Fires Back on ELD Rule Ahead of September Court Hearing
OOIDA Fires Back on ELD Rule Ahead of September Court Hearing

August 15, 2016
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a reply brief to the government's arguments defending its controversial electronic logging...

Finding and Keeping Drivers in A. Duie Pyle's Dedicated Fleet Business
Finding and Keeping Drivers in A. Duie Pyle's Dedicated Fleet Business

June 17, 2016
A. Duie Pyle's Customized Solutions Group aims to take the headaches of running a private fleet off of customers' hands. We talked to the head of CSG to...

Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness
Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness

June 15, 2016
Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical...

Taking It Slow on the Road to Autonomous Trucks
Taking It Slow on the Road to Autonomous Trucks

May 16, 2016
The circumstances behind the 2009 crash of a passenger jet illustrate why we should take it slow on the road to autonomous driving.