Drowsy Driving Prevention gets its own week, Nov. 3-10, 2019

According to the National Sleep Foundation, about half of U.S. adult drivers admit to consistently getting behind the wheel when drowsy. About 20% admit to falling asleep at the wheel during the past year – with over 40% admitting this has happened at least once in their driving years. These startling figures show how prevalent drowsy driving is. [...]

By |2020-01-06T04:31:37+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Stories from the road|0 Comments

Securing the future of our Supply Chain Starts in High School

I’ve been involved in the transportation and logistics market for over 22 years now. A lot has changed during my time serving both for-hire transportation and private fleets supporting thousands of logistics professionals nationwide. One thing that hasn’t changed is our consistent need for talent. Certain roles within the industry, like maintenance technicians and professional truck [...]

By |2020-01-19T05:13:47+00:00December 12th, 2018|Best Practice|0 Comments

Seeing is Believing: Truck Cameras and Fatigue

Just a few years ago, most of what a safety professional had to go on when performing post-crash investigations involved looking at physical evidence at the scene (skid marks, damaged property, etc.), statistics from the truck (like ECM data), police reports and witness statements including the account from the driver. You were very lucky if [...]

By |2018-12-05T02:47:01+00:00May 4th, 2018|Regulatory|0 Comments

ELDs: What about AFTER Hours Of Service?

The ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate deadline of December 18th 2017 is fast approaching. In all my travels and interactions with fleets I would say that most companies of mid to large scale report that they already have ELDs in place or a plan to have them in place by the deadline. What's left [...]

By |2018-12-05T02:48:56+00:00November 27th, 2017|Regulatory|0 Comments

Proposed Obstructive Sleep Apnea Rule pulled. What’s changed? Unfortunately nothing.

Industry safety expert opines that rule withdrawal keeps things murky Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably read about the Trump Administration withdrawing a variety of proposed regulations. This included the withdrawal of one that would have provided clearer direction on how operators in the trucking and rail industry, should be identified and treated [...]

By |2018-12-05T02:53:40+00:00August 21st, 2017|Regulatory|0 Comments
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