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ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official
ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official

February 12, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices some time this year, according...

EOBRs Are now ELDs
EOBRs Are now ELDs

August 15, 2013
An acronym transition and other things you should know about the pending rule mandating electronic logging devices.

Understanding the Driver Shortage
Understanding the Driver Shortage

September 23, 2014
For truckload carriers, the number one problem is the driver shortage – but the reasons go beyond pay, said Stifel's John Larkin at TMW Systems’ annual user...

What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?
What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

December 15, 2015
There are hundreds of applications for commercial truck drivers and fleet managers and more are announced every week - so how do you navigate the blizzard...

Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring
Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring

April 9, 2014
Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an...

Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV
Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV

April 23, 2015
Cargo Transporters recently started installing in-cab satellite TV systems in some of its trucks and the driver feedback has been encouraging.

Looming Capacity Crunch Could Lead to Trucking Golden Age
Looming Capacity Crunch Could Lead to Trucking Golden Age

September 15, 2015
Finding enough drivers to keep trucks on the road has long been a problem for trucking companies, and that problem is only expected to get worse. But the...

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations
4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations

May 11, 2015
Information technology permeates all parts of a successful trucking fleet's operations today, and sessions at ALK's Transportation Technology Summit last...

Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training
Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training

September 10, 2013
Cargo Transporters, Claremont, N.C, wasn’t doing much re-occuring driver training other than a few defensive driving classes, but in 2010 decided to require...

Safety Technologies: The New Frontier
Safety Technologies: The New Frontier

May 12, 2014
From collision avoidance to cameras, from rollover prevention to analytics, technology is rapidly changing the safety landscape.

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