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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...

LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement
LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement

September 30, 2014
LTL carrier Con-way Freight is enhancing its compensation package for drivers, increasing current pay rates and reducing the time it takes for drivers to...

Fleet Group Questions NTSB Straight Truck Safety Recommendations
Fleet Group Questions NTSB Straight Truck Safety Recommendations

August 20, 2013
The NAFA Fleet Management Association has raised concerns about straight truck safety recommendations issued earlier this summer by the National...

Several States Waiving Trucking Rules for Fuel Shipments

January 6, 2014
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving...

UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract
UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract

January 13, 2014
Teamsters union members at the trucking operation, UPS Freight, have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases...

Shippers Transport Drivers Join Teamsters at SoCal Ports
Shippers Transport Drivers Join Teamsters at SoCal Ports

January 12, 2015
Port truck drivers from a major drayage firm serving the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been reclassified as employees and joined the...

House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review
House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review

October 31, 2013
A trio of House legislators introduced a bill that would suspend the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, pending an assessment by the...

FMCSA New Initiative to Validate Driver Medical Cards

November 13, 2012
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it and its state partners will be conducting random verifications of driver Medical...

Driver Orientation: How Much is Retained?
Driver Orientation: How Much is Retained?

October 23, 2012
In my seven years with Strategic Programs Inc., I have yet to come across a transportation organization that does not have an orientation for their newly...

Dometic Introduces Truck Comfort Line of Products

August 19, 2013
Dometic Group launched the Dometic Truck Comfort Line of products, designed to increase driver comfort on long-haul journeys, and bring improved economies...