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What Truck Drivers Need to Know About Safe Winter Operation
5 Ways to Coach Truck Drivers Using Telematics
Fleets: Focus on Drivers for Safety

Fleets: Focus on Drivers for Safety

Hiring the right drivers, supporting them with technology, and keeping them healthy are three winning strategies when it comes to operating a safe fleet. Those were some of the observations from seven panelists participating in two discussions on "What’s Working" at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Truck Safety Summit held Aug. 5.

August 5, 2020

7 Priceless Parking Lot Safety Tips for Delivery Drivers
How Dash Cams Improved Safety at Florida Construction Fleet

How Dash Cams Improved Safety at Florida Construction Fleet

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

Working Through COVID-19: A Delivery Fleet’s Perspective
12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.

January 2, 2020

How Speed, Weight and Grades Affect Brakes
Battling Distracted Driving

Battling Distracted Driving

Accident management is challenging, and with the growing adoption of smartphones and in-vehicle technology, one way to make a big difference is by changing driver behavior.

December 10, 2019

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

11 Things to Know to Stay Out of Trouble with Final ELD Deadline

As of Dec. 17, most motor carriers are required by federal law to use electronic logging devices, or ELDs, to track truck driver hours of service. Whether you’ve waited until the last minute to flip the switch or you’re already running ELDs, here are some things you need to keep in mind to avoid citations, bad CSA scores, or unsatisfactory safety ratings.

December 9, 2019

Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

What happens to a commercial driver who tests positive for marijuana? A DOT-mandated return-to-duty process is the only hope they have of keeping their career. Here's one driver's first-person story.

December 5, 2019

Can Video Telematics Get Smarter?

Can Video Telematics Get Smarter?

When you add artificial intelligence and machine learning to the video telematics equation, the answer to whether video telematics can get "smarter" is “yes.”

December 4, 2019

Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

Managing and Reducing Accidents in 2019

One place fleet managers are looking for help in reducing incident rates: advanced technology. But safety policies should not be ignored.

December 3, 2019

iGen: Appealing to a New Generation of Drivers

iGen: Appealing to a New Generation of Drivers

Between drivers retiring without enough recruits to take their place, and demand rapidly growing, the need for qualified professionals is expected to increase exponentially in the next decade. Here are some tips to attract a new generation of drivers. Learn more with our Driver Recruitment and Retention series.

November 1, 2019

Test Drive: Trading Mirrors for Video Monitors
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