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Former Administrator Predicts Temporary Rulemaking Slowdown
Former Administrator Predicts Temporary Rulemaking Slowdown

September 10, 2014
Annette Sandberg, a former FMCSA Administrator turned consultant, on what will happen with pending safety rules and some troubling tactics the...

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 –...

Commentary: Safety and Compliance — Everyone’s Problem
Commentary: Safety and Compliance — Everyone’s Problem

August 28, 2014
From drivers to dispatchers to upper management, safety and compliance is everyone's responsibility, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her August...

Q&A: Bill Chamblee, Trucking Defense Attorney
Q&A: Bill Chamblee, Trucking Defense Attorney

August 15, 2014
Earlier this year, attorney Bill Chamblee successfully defended FFE Transportation in a $3.5 million lawsuit after an accident between a company truck and a...

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,...

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...

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...

Listening Session Draws Ideas for New-Entrant Requirements
Listening Session Draws Ideas for New-Entrant Requirements

March 31, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE – There were a variety of suggestions from industry players on how to implement a new-entrant testing system Friday during the Federal...

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...