We talk a lot about recruiting and retaining drivers and about how we can bring more drivers into the industry. But are we doing enough to address the weak point after drivers are hired?
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings has agreed to a settlement in a class action lawsuit involving roughly 20,000 drivers over claims that the drivers were improperly classified as independent drivers.
While the turnover rate at large fleets sank to a two-year low, turnover at small carriers jumped a bit, according to American Trucking Associations' latest numbers.
With an industry-wide shortage of new truck drivers, it's tempting to just find and hire CDL holders as fast as they can be found. But one good way to hire better drivers, who stay longer, is to avoid hiring your turnover.
The FMCSA released new online resources regarding the upcoming implementation of its CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse for commercial vehicle industry stakeholders.