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CBD Use Cost This Truck Driver His Job

CBD Use Cost This Truck Driver His Job

A long time hazmat truck driver was using CBD oil for pain management and thought that it contained no THC. But when he tested positive for high levels of THC in his next drug test, he lost his job of 10 years.

October 16, 2019

Proposed Bills Would Update Insurance Minimums and Mandate Automatic Braking on Trucks
Trucking Groups Take Their Priorities to House Transportation Committee
1,100 Miles of Bridges in Desperate Need of Repair
Underride Legislation Faces Opposition from Trucking Groups

Underride Legislation Faces Opposition from Trucking Groups

Reintroduced bipartisan legislation to mandate underride guards on large commercial trucks was met with opposition from the trucking industry, with both ATA and the OOIDA voicing their objections to the proposed rule.

March 12, 2019

OOIDA Once Again Opposes Younger Truck Driver Bill

OOIDA Once Again Opposes Younger Truck Driver Bill

With the recent reintroduction of a bill that would lower the driving age for heavy-duty truckers operating in interstate commerce, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has sent a letter to members of Congress in opposition.

February 28, 2019

ELD Adoption Fails to Reduce Truck Accidents, Study Says
SmartDrive Launches Video Safety Platform With New Hardware

SmartDrive Launches Video Safety Platform With New Hardware

SmartDrive Systems launched the SmartDrive Transportation Intelligence Platform and SR4 hardware for fleets, offering a comprehensive video- and sensor-based intelligence platform for fleets looking to improve driver habits and safety.

March 13, 2018

Q&A: How Driver Relationships Drive Safety at Southern Freight Services

Q&A: How Driver Relationships Drive Safety at Southern Freight Services

Kelsey Wolfe is Southern Freight Services’ director of safety, human resources and recruiting and Heavy Duty Trucking’s pick for its 2016 Safety & Compliance Award. While safety is her primary concern, it's her relationships with the drivers that make it happen.

September 23, 2016