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Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers
Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers

July 13, 2015
A new Senate bill calls for truck drivers to be paid by the hour and would increase minimum insurance levels, mandate collision avoidance systems and speed...

Commentary: The Reality of Autonomous Trucks
Commentary: The Reality of Autonomous Trucks

June 15, 2015
If autonomous Trucks aren't driverless, what, then, are the potential benefits? Think of it as cruise control on steroids.

Do Sign-On Bonuses Work?
Do Sign-On Bonuses Work?

May 2, 2015
"In the second half of 2010, we had zero companies offering sign-on bonuses. We've gone from zero to nearly 50 percent of the companies offering some sort...

Q&A: PeopleNet's New Trucking GM Mark Kessler
Q&A: PeopleNet's New Trucking GM Mark Kessler

April 6, 2015
A chat with the head of PeopleNet's new Trucking Division about big trucking issues and how better using data can help fleets win the day.

In Search of Owner-Operators
In Search of Owner-Operators

April 1, 2015
After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain...

Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel
Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel

March 25, 2015
Spontaneous applause broke out following an impassioned answer to a question by HDT Truck Fleet Innovator Steve Rush during a panel discussion Wednesday.

Building a Safety Culture from the Driver Up
Building a Safety Culture from the Driver Up

March 11, 2015
Every company has a culture, whether intentional or not. For three carriers represented at a panel discussion at the Truckload Carriers Association annual...

Expanding the Driver Pool
Expanding the Driver Pool

March 1, 2015
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways...

Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?
Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

March 1, 2015
Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But...

NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving
NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving

January 14, 2015
Strengthening commercial trucking safety is one of four new issues on the National Transportation Safety Board's Most Wanted List for 2015, including active...