Before the industry began eyeing the possibility of driverless semis, there was a little car secretly driving around the country with no one at the wheel. This has now evolved into a new project, Waymo Via, which is looking to make autonomous trucking and local delivery a reality.
October 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every fleet — some have seen an uptick in business, while other businesses have suffered. But by and large, most fleets seem to feel the worst is behind us, and are now looking towards the future.
August 27, 2020
Restarting truck fleets after the pandemic requires attending to mechanical issues, understanding the new compliance landscape, and bringing your personnel back online safely and efficiently.
May 27, 2020
Vallencourt Construction has dash cameras in every one of its 100 vehicles. It’s not a common practice among construction fleets, but for Risk Manager Troy Betts, the decision to install dash cams from Samsara two years ago has gone above and beyond his expectations.
May 1, 2020
Useful resources for trucking fleets dealing with the Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic.
March 16, 2020
It’s a lot easier to get stuck or stranded in the winter than some drivers may believe. Telematics and smart video solutions can help save the day.
November 11, 2019
Before data can be used, it’s important to understand what points and information are the most important and why.
July 10, 2018
Over time, telematics as a solution has evolved to offer more capabilities to meet fleets’ growing list of needs. Telematics experts share some of the unique ways that fleets are using telematics.
June 5, 2018
There’s more to complying with the electronic logging device mandate than putting the devices in your trucks. Will your new ELD policies and procedures pass FMCSA’s scrutiny as adequate safety management controls?
October 20, 2017
Todd Caughey was a state trooper for 25 years who retired and took on a new career as HSE/DOT Compliance Supervisor for Renegade Wire Line Services. The company put in electronic logs back in 2014, so he has an unusual perspective on enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate.
October 12, 2017
How fleets think about equipment, electronic logging devices and even the future of autonomous vehicles were in the spotlight Wednesday afternoon at the annual FTR Transportation Conference in Indianapolis, as three trucking fleet people spoke on a panel about the challenges they face in today’s uncertain trucking environment.
September 13, 2017
The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. How a truck driver responds on the scene has a major impact on the outcome of any claims that may follow.
November 6, 2013
If you haven't taken a look at your driver hiring and screening procedures in a while, it's time for a thorough review to avoid running afoul of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
May 2, 2013
John Lamonica knows pizza. He can tell you why Brooklyn water makes great pizza dough, and how he has worked to get the same level of great flavor in his California operations using high-quality ingredients and filtered water.
The president and CEO of Lamonica's Pizza Dough Co. is also proud of his three bright-red Kenworth trucks that deliver pizza dough to Costco and other customers in southern California.
April 29, 2013
With the advent of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s flagship Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, a new premium was put on safety. This required a number of fleets to focus on the issue like never before.
February 14, 2013