Most truckers' dental emergencies from drivers include abscessed teeth, broken teeth, decayed teeth, and broken dentures, often made worse when dental care is put off.
The broader benefit of ELDs is that fleets are thinking more intently about how to use driver time efficiently. It has always cost fleets something to waste drivers’ time or allow shippers to waste it, but now the cost of that is going up.
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Dec. 21 announced that California’s meal-and-rest break rules are preempted by federal hours-of-service regulations...
"It used to be a roll of quarters and a fax machine. Now it’s the click of a button. We can kind of see into the future a little bit. We can plan. We can coordinate. We can coach our drivers to optimize their days."
More drivers are experiencing prolonged sitting, lack of exercise, poor posture, road vibration and increased stress and tension made worse by new HOS and ELD rules and parking shortages.
For some, "training drivers" still means pulling drivers off the road and into classroom settings. But the Internet is changing that.
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico. Olympic Transport was the first Mexican fleet to earn certification to deliver freight directly into the United States and Canada as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) pilot program.
The recent federal court ruling says drivers paid by the mile may still be paid that way but their overall pay must meet the federal minimum wage requirements.
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