Search Close Menu

Drivers

Article

Commentary: Driver Training Shouldn't End

Rolf Lockwood

Data suggests that training drivers is only effective if it includes refresher courses to reinforce good practices and address weaknesses. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

Article

Driver Pay: Making the Grade

Driver Pay: Making the Grade

The rising economy has whipped up the driver shortage and turnover situation to a froth that can only be smoothed by paying long-haul drivers considerably more — and more smartly.

Article

ELD Mandate Transition: 4 Takeways So Far

Is it an AOBRD or an ELD? Make sure your drivers know and have the right in-cab documents....

Since enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate started in mid-December, J.J. Keller reports that it is seeing problems with confusion whether a device is an ELD or a grandfathered automatic onboard recording device, as well as complaints about vendor support, and more drivers running out of hours due to delays.

News

Trump Signs Bills to Help Veterans Become Drivers, Curb Human Trafficking

A new law will make it easier for military vets to transition to civilian trucking jobs. Photo:...

President Donald Trump signed into law two bills that affect the trucking industry – the Jobs for Our Heroes Act, which helps veterans attain commercial drivers licenses, and the No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act, which bans drivers who are involved in human trafficking from driving professionally for life.

Got Questions

Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

https://www.geotab.com/?utm-source=hdt&utm-medium=sponsorship&utm-campaign=heavy-truck&utm-content=gotquestions-logo-1017

Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

News

OOIDA’s Jim Johnston Dies at 78

Jim Johnston Photo: OOIDA

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has announced that Jim Johnston, its long serving leader, has passed away at the age of 78 after more than a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Article

One Fleet's ELD Journey

ELDs make it easier to manage a fleet where drivers may transition between different sets of...

No dispatcher wants to admit they didn’t know where their drivers were and how many hours they have left, says Paul Hamilton, director of transportation for Cal Freight. “But we know the truth – with that many driver’s it’s impossible to know how much time each driver has.” But ELDs mean now they truly know.