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NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers
NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers

January 14, 2014
Long-haul drivers are plagued by significant health risks, according to a new study by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Almost 70%...

FMCSA Proposes to Negotiate Driver Training Rule
FMCSA Proposes to Negotiate Driver Training Rule

August 19, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is taking another swing at a driver training rule, this time suggesting negotiations to resolve details that...

Study: New HOS Rules Result in Productivity Losses
Study: New HOS Rules Result in Productivity Losses

November 18, 2013
The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday released the findings of its latest analysis of the operational and economic impacts resulting from...

Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal
Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal

November 3, 2014
The Teamsters Union chalked up its second win at FedEx Freight when a group of 113 drivers at the company’s South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted Friday to...

PedalCoach Helps Drivers Operate in the Fuel Efficiency Green Zone
PedalCoach Helps Drivers Operate in the Fuel Efficiency Green Zone

October 19, 2013
ORLANDO -- LinkeDrive, a new company, says its first product, PedalCoach, helps drivers achieve better fuel economy through a smartphone or tablet app that...

Freymiller Releases Online Radio Station for Truckers
Freymiller Releases Online Radio Station for Truckers

August 4, 2015
Freymiller Trucking has rolled out Freymiller Radio, a driver appreciation digital radio channel that streams live over the internet for truckers on the road.

FMCSA Publishes New Educational Materials on CSA Program
FMCSA Publishes New Educational Materials on CSA Program

November 12, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published new information to answer common questions from trucking industry stakeholders about its...

Commercial Driver Seat Belt Use Hits Record High

May 5, 2014
The Seat Belt Usage by Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Survey shows that the overall safety belt usage rate for drivers of all medium and heavy-duty trucks...

Life After New Century Transportation Closing, Bankruptcy

June 12, 2014
Truck drivers for New Century Transportation are reportedly interviewing for new jobs at the company’s New Jersey terminal, while other carriers are moving...

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million from FMCSA, NHTSA
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Awarded $55 Million from FMCSA, NHTSA

July 22, 2014
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has been awarded two federal contracts worth a combined potential $55 million to further study safety efforts for...