Trucking news to related to fleet safety programs that keep drivers, technicians, other employees, and the general public safe. From complying with drivers’ hours of service rules to research and collision-prevention efforts, a well-thought out and executed safety plan can help fleets reduce risk and their overall operating costs.
Since becoming FMCSA administrator in February, Ray Martinez says he kept hearing two things: more flexibility is needed with the HOS rules, and the agency wasn't listening. Now it is, but HOS changes need something specific.
Attacking the most common cause of truck accidents—reversing a long tractor-trailer—isn't easy, especially when you've got hundreds of drivers you're trying to coordinate. This is how one truckload carrier found it was faster, more convenient, and...
There is growing awareness of the danger of fatigue, with that a contributor to as many as 100,000 reported crashes each year. Fleets are also battling the growing crisis of distracted driving, working to detect and prevent both.