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.
A coalition of nearly 70 trade organizations has sent a letter to Congress in support of a bipartisan bill that would allow drivers as young as 18 to drive heavy-duty trucks in interstate commerce.
Revealing the results of its annual Independent Contractor Benchmarking Study, ATBS President and CEO Todd Amen highlighted the record year for the industry and the effects of the ELD mandate and looked into what 2019 might bring by the year’s end.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is making it easier and less expensive for truck drivers to upgrade their commercial driver’s license from a Class B to Class A through a change to its entry-level driver training regulations.