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Dealing with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Trucking
Dealing with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Trucking

March 16, 2018
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association suspects that about 28% of the commercial driver population may be suffering from some degree of obstructive...

Where Did the Hours of Service Rules Come From, Anyway?
Where Did the Hours of Service Rules Come From, Anyway?

March 15, 2018
How the hours of service rules for truck drivers ever became a safety regulation is a question that has vexed many in the industry.

How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue
How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

March 13, 2018
Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.

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?

What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs
What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

August 15, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device mandate is causing a lot of confusion and concern among the smallest fleets and...

Keep up the Pressure
Keep up the Pressure

May 30, 2017
Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part...

Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run
Regular Tire Inspections Save Time in the Long Run

May 29, 2017
National Tire Safety Week is more for consumers and passenger car drivers, but given tires' third-place ranking in trucking fleets' operating costs, we...

Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?
Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

May 18, 2017
With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly...

Stoughton Underride Guard Earns Kudos from Crash Survivor, Insurance Institute
Stoughton Underride Guard Earns Kudos from Crash Survivor, Insurance Institute

March 1, 2017
Stoughton Trailers has earned the ToughGuard Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the respect of Marianne Karth, a survivor of a...

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