Specialized Carriers Seek Exemption from 30-Minute Break Requirement
November 21, 2014
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for relief from the provision, which says...
Truckers Supposedly Aware of Biodiesel Scheme, Six Indicted
September 19, 2013
Truck drivers supposedly knew of an alleged fuel scheme involving fraud in biofuels was going on but may not have said a word.
NPTC Honors 4 Drivers for Long, Safe Careers
April 15, 2014
CINCINNATI -- "Love of family" and belief in the Golden Rule are common among industry veterans feted by private fleet group.
Teamsters Win Another FedEx Freight Vote, Cancels Other Elections
November 20, 2014
A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.
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...
Rolling Strong Offers In-Cab Training System in Online Store
June 3, 2013
Rolling Strong has a new online store with products for drivers who want to stay healthy, including the new Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) system.
Driver Turnover at Truckload Carriers Remains High in Q3
December 11, 2012
The annualized linehaul driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets remained over 100% for the second straight month, and the churn at smaller truckload...
Truck Driver Turnover Drops but Still High
March 14, 2014
The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell six percentage points to 91% in the fourth quarter of 2013, but held above 90% for the eighth consecutive...
How Do Your Drivers Measure Up?
December 30, 2013
The face of your company that customers (and often, their customers) see most is not that of the CEO, CFO, or even the fleet manager. It’s that of your...
FMCSA Plans Surveys on EOBR Harassment
December 13, 2012
Federal safety regulators are preparing surveys to learn whether or not electronic onboard recorders might be used to harass drivers. The surveys of drivers...