Last year, the major focus of the trucking industry was safety, as dictated by the Department of Transportation. The declaration was leading up to the deadline for all truckers and fleets to install and use electronic logging devices. Now, one...
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The trucking industry experienced a lot over the past year. 2017 started with a number of vacancies in the trucking industry that only seemed to prow in number by the end of the year. The mandate for electronic logging devices...
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Health risks are not new to the trucking industry. Long hours of sitting in one position, unhealthy diets, general fatigue, and levels of stress, and depression have all been endemic to the trucking lifestyle for decades. However, because a large...
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Many large carriers have been using electronic logging devices for years before the federal mandate kicked in last month. However, while people throughout the trucking industry expect to see a drop in fatigue among drivers, new concerns are coming to...
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Last week, a report was released last week pointing to driver turnover still being on the rise. Driver turnover for large carriers rose over 95 percent as of last quarter, which is an increase of 14 percent from last year....
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This month in Washington, DC, two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees are holding a session to discuss fuel economy standards for private and commercial vehicles. The subject of the discussion is fuel efficiency. But how will that impact fuel prices...
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The trucking industry as a whole, does a lot of charity work throughout the United States. From the Make-A-Wish convoy to Goodyear’s Highway Heroes program, and others, trucking charities draw from the industry to give back to those in need....
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The development of driverless trucks has been looming large over the trucking industry for some time now. Companies such as Google, Tesla, and others have been pushing for legislation in favor of driverless trucks on the platform of safety and...
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Saving fuel is not just something saved for an economic crisis or people operating on a budget. Petroleum is a finite resource, and after the natural disasters we experienced over the summer, fuel prices are projected to rise. Saving fuel...
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The deadline to comply with ELD Legislation is upon us. By December 18, 2017 all truckers will be required to use Electronic Logging Devices. While it may take time for industry professionals to adjust to this new way of logging,...
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