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Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers
Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers

August 23, 2017
For drivers working for a driver service or temporary driver pool, how do they transfer their logs from one carrier to another? The short answer is, they...

ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data
ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data

August 18, 2017
Why settle for simple electronic logging when it can serve as a total fleet management solution in a box?

Why Real-World Fuel Efficiency Numbers Don't Match up to Lab Tests

August 31, 2011
Real-life fuel consumption reduction numbers never live up to the numbers some tire makers tout when promoting fuel efficiency. One reason is that tire...

Top 5 Cargo Securement Violations

February 13, 2012
In 2011, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance inspectors conducted about 2 million vehicle inspections. In the cargo securement sphere, the most common...

Drivers and Brakes

September 20, 2012
In 2003 and again in 2004, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conducted continent-wide surveys of drivers' brake system knowledge. The results were shocking

Strategies For Staying On Top of CSA
Strategies For Staying On Top of CSA

February 17, 2015
A very large percentage of all CSA violations are almost entirely and easily preventable. Others may require more diligence and oversight, but they are...

QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul
QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8  Extreme Heavy-Haul

June 24, 2015
Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned...

PIT Puts a Number on Fuel Efficiency Ratings
PIT Puts a Number on Fuel Efficiency Ratings

February 19, 2014
FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group now offers a technology certification program that allows consumers to identify the fuel...

Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC
Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC

March 10, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Need to know how your fleet stacks up against your peers and competitors? Vehicle maintenance and service analytics provider, Decisiv, has...

Economic Watch: U.S. Employment Grows by 217,000, Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs
Economic Watch: U.S. Employment Grows by 217,000, Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs

June 6, 2014
Four consecutive +200k monthly non-farm payroll reports is impressive, but it will take more than headline improvement to thrust the economy above current...