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Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come
Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come

September 9, 2014
Driver turnover, a problem that has traditionally plagued longhaul, irregular-route truckload fleets, is now affecting every type of fleet in the industry –...

7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident
7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident

July 23, 2014
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Fleets should prepare for and practice what to do in the event of a serious accident just like they do for fire drills – from top...

Distracted Driving Kicks Off Fleet Safety Conference
Distracted Driving Kicks Off Fleet Safety Conference

July 22, 2014
SCHAUMBURG, IL -- The annual Fleet Safety Conference kicked off Tuesday with an opening keynote address by Mike Pitcher, president and CEO of LeasePlan USA,...

Commentary: Texting Caught on Tape
Commentary: Texting Caught on Tape

May 15, 2014
The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.

Study Says Video-Based Safety System Could Cut Fatalities 20%
Study Says Video-Based Safety System Could Cut Fatalities 20%

May 8, 2014
If every commercial vehicle over 10,000 pounds were equipped with an in-cab video-based driver safety system, about 800 lives could be saved each year and...

Fleet Offers Big Sign-on Bonus for Owner-Operators
Fleet Offers Big Sign-on Bonus for Owner-Operators

May 7, 2014
Omega Integrated Logistics Group, Mount Holly, N.C., announced what it says is the largest sign-on bonus in the trucking industry. We learn more about the...

Ferro Discusses Split Sleep Study, CSA, Hours of Service, Electronic Logs at MATS Fleet Forum
Ferro Discusses Split Sleep Study, CSA, Hours of Service, Electronic Logs at MATS Fleet Forum

April 1, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- While encouraging audience members to file their comments on recently proposed legislation for mandatory electronic logs and the...

The FMCSA, OSHA, EEOC & You
The FMCSA, OSHA, EEOC & You

March 17, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Safety, Compliance and Accountability enforcement program is one of the major legal and regulatory issues...

Commentary: Looking Back, Looking Forward

January 7, 2014
As the year drew to a close, we looked back on the last 12 months, identifying the high points and low points, our challenges and triumphs, and hopefully,...

The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 1
The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 1

December 26, 2013
As we look back at 2013, here's our annual look at the top news stories of the year. Our list was compiled on the basis of popularity on our website,...