FMCSA has extended regulatory relief for drivers that provide direct assistance in support of emergency relief efforts related to COVID-19, including supplies for the emergency restocking of distribution centers or stores, which had been removed in June.
August 12, 2020
Mobile video safety/security provider AngelTrax has launched a new driver safety system that includes automatic driver scoring, direct driver coaching, and up to seven camera views.
August 7, 2020
Drivewyze recently added 12 new locations in Montana and Illinois, expanding the company’s weigh station services in both states with more bypass opportunities: Montana now has 12 sites, Illinois has 17.
August 4, 2020
Phillips Industries recently created the Sta-Safe, a hands-free door extension that attaches to public door handles to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.
July 30, 2020
Following the announcement from Love’s Travel Stops requiring the use of masks by all employees and customers last week, both the Pilot Company and TravelCenters of America (TA) will now observe the same policy in all of their facilities across the country.
July 27, 2020
Love’s Travel Stops recently announced that beginning July 29, the company will require all customers to wear face coverings at every Love’s Travel Stop, Love’s Country Store, Love’s Truck Care, and Speedco location across the country.
July 21, 2020
SmartDrive Systems recently announced the release of SmartSense for Speeding for Conditions and Sitting Duck, both of which offer new capabilities to increase driver safety.
July 21, 2020
The Shawnee County Health Department recently warned of some COVID-19 cases stemming from the Topeka Service Area on the I-70 Turnpike located at mile marker 188, just East of Topeka.
July 13, 2020
In an effort to ensure commercial vehicles are operating safely on state highways, the Arizona Department of Transportation has expanded its use of technology that screens moving trucks for weight and identifying information.
June 26, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it will continue to recognize recently expired drivers’ licenses and medical cards, recognizing the reductions in licensing services caused by COVID-19.
June 15, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a temporary waiver letting employers skip pre-employment drug testing for certain drivers as the economy works to recover from COVID-19 shutdowns.
June 8, 2020
Some truck drivers have reported looting of packages, bricks being thrown, and other dangerous situations sometimes encountered when they are in areas where protesters are demonstrating against police violence in the wake of the death of George Floyd.
June 4, 2020
Omnitracs now offers location-based information and insights on COVID-19 for its Enterprise Services customers to keep fleets and their drivers stay safe during the ongoing pandemic.
June 1, 2020
Teletrac Navman recently released findings from a report on driving behaviors during the first month of the COVID-19 national shutdown.
May 19, 2020
Instructional Technologies Inc., providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, announced ClearDrive online training programs for delivery van, commercial sedan, and work truck drivers.
May 19, 2020