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Truck Fleet Innovators Share Strategies for Increased Efficiency

Efficiencies — both with people and equipment — was the theme of a panel discussion with HDT’s 2018 Truck Fleet Innovator honorees at the Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Driver Wellness Starts at Work

Building a healthy lifestyle can be hard work – especially for truck drivers, who are constantly on the go and constantly under pressure to be on the go. Fleets can help drivers attain a healthy lifestyle – and share in the benefits that it brings.

Driver Wellness Courses Address 3 Key Concerns

CarriersEdge is offering a suite of Driver Wellness courses to be used by fleets as an extension to an existing wellness program or as a starting point to help educate drivers on staying healthy on the road.

Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness

Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical procedures.

The Impact of Truck Driver Wellness Programs

Executives at several large long-haul fleets talk about their efforts to keep drivers healthy and happy through wellness programs in the final installment of HDT's Driver Dilemma series.

Don't Get Busted with 'Guilty' Incentive Based Wellness Programs

Getting in trouble with the law is pretty much the last thing on someone’s mind when starting a wellness program, right? But there are some legal issues to consider.

Covenant Transport Adopts Freightliner Trucks FIT System

Freightliner Trucks announced that Covenant Transport has ordered the Freightliner In-Cab Training (FIT) System for its fleet. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based truckload carrier is one of the first major fleets to order the exercise and flexibility system as a reward and incentive program for its drivers.

Transcend CPAP Offers Solution for Travelers with Sleep Apnea

Somnetics International Inc. has introduced Transcend, a small, light-weight, and portable continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and battery system.

7 Tips to Create a Driver Wellness Program That Works

We have officially entered the CSA era of regulation from the U.S. Department of Transportation. With this, we will see changes in commercial driver s license standards and driver qualification — and likely an increased emphasis on driver wellness.

Freightliner In-Cab Training System Introduced

A new workout system, which drivers can be complete right in their cab, was recently announced.