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Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather
Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather

January 4, 2018
While most of the impact of a winter storm will directly affect drivers, many of the disruptions can be prevented by a well-maintained and prepared fleet.

USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports
USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

December 29, 2017
Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal...

Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company
Daseke Gives Drivers a Stake in the Company

December 21, 2017
By awarding drivers with stock in the company, Daseke hopes to give them a sense of pride and ownership in their work - and improve retention.

ELD Mandate Finally Arrives, to Growing Pains and Praise
ELD Mandate Finally Arrives, to Growing Pains and Praise

December 18, 2017
The electronic logging device rule kicked in on Dec. 18 and enforcement has begun across the country.

What ELD Enforcement Could Look Like on Day 1
What ELD Enforcement Could Look Like on Day 1

December 15, 2017
The electronic logging device rule takes effect on Dec. 18, but many fleets and drivers may not be compliant with it in time. So, what will enforcement look...

L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers
L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

December 13, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to investigate a ban of trucking and warehousing companies that break local, state, and federal...

New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports
New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports

October 26, 2017
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced two separate bills on Capitol Hill that are aimed at addressing labor and...

Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers
Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers

October 20, 2017
Several fleets have announced pay and benefit increases for drivers as the industry keeps trying to address the driver shortage.

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

June 19, 2017
Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting...

Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles
Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles

January 23, 2017
Transportation agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan have formed the Smart Belt Coalition that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

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