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Taking the Driver Physical to a New Level
Taking the Driver Physical to a New Level

July 8, 2013
Trucking companies, drivers and the general public who shares the road with trucks would all benefit from an approach that treats truck driver health as an...

'Cognitive Distraction' Means Hands-Free Cell Phones Aren't Any Safer

June 26, 2013
Fleet managers walked out of Wednesday Fleet Safety Conference keynote speech vowing to change the use of cell phones while driving in both their fleets and...

Fleet Safety Conference Revamps Medium-Duty Truck Safety Panel
Fleet Safety Conference Revamps Medium-Duty Truck Safety Panel

June 19, 2013
In light of recent reports from the American Transportation Research Institute and the National Transportation Safety Board that raise questions about the...

Safety&Compliance: Beware these background screening pitfalls
Safety&Compliance: Beware these background screening pitfalls

May 2, 2013
If you haven't taken a look at your driver hiring and screening procedures in a while, it's time for a thorough review to avoid running afoul of the Equal...

Rand McNally Selling TND 760 EOBR at Truckstops
Rand McNally Selling TND 760 EOBR at Truckstops

March 25, 2013
Rand McNally has begun selling its TND 760 EOBR/fleet management solution at retail locations, with Travel Centers of American and Petro truckstops the...

CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse
CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse

March 25, 2013
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck...

Bendix Warns About Friction and Shorter Stopping Distance Technology
Bendix Warns About Friction and Shorter Stopping Distance Technology

March 20, 2013
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest...

Inspector Detector
Inspector Detector

March 15, 2013
Required driver pre-trip inspections have garnered more attention under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Compliance, Safety,...

Carriers Need to get 'Ducks in a Row' on Hazmat for CSA 3.0
Carriers Need to get 'Ducks in a Row' on Hazmat for CSA 3.0

November 29, 2012
In the coming days, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will unveil version 3.0 of its Safety Measurement System under the Compliance, Safety,...

Building a Culture of Safety
Building a Culture of Safety

October 29, 2012
In 1986, the Chernobyl-4 nuclear reactor exploded, spewing molten core fragments and radiation. It killed more than 30 people and contaminated 400 square...