In the battle to win over the hearts and minds of truck drivers across the country, cab designers and manufacturers increasingly have truck drivers on the mind. With all the technological disruption happening in trucking today, one of the least-talked-about areas is that of truck driver comfort in the cab. Yet, it is also one … Read moreCab Manufacturers Have Truck Driver Comfort On The Mind
If there is one fact of like for any truck driver, it is that at some point you will likely find yourself in a situation where your vehicle has broken down or is otherwise disabled. But not every professional truck driver is an experienced truck driver. For someone unfamiliar with handling those situations, it can … Read moreExamining The Relationship Between Motor Carrier And Breakdown Service Provider
Increasing safety in trucking is the hot topic right now, both in Washington and within the trucking industry itself. As a result, fleets are increasingly turning to technological methods to increase their overall safety profile. Yet, with so much to choose from, how does a motor carrier land on the right technology at the right … Read moreTaking A Closer Look At Video-Based Safety Systems For Trucking Companies
Is your fleet monitoring program up to the task when it comes to monitoring for risky behavior? If you aren’t identifying unsafe situations, you could be unnecessarily exposed. Have you considered continuous motor vehicle record (MVR) monitoring as a solution to approaching truck driver management and real-time behavior management? For many years both state and … Read moreTaking A Closer Look At Liability Through The Lens Of MVRs
Welcome back to Part two of our ultimate ELD guide. As this mandate has become real, it is incumbent on our industry to ensure we are fully compliant, whether we like or not. Let this guide, both Parts I and II, be your final resource for making your way through the new ELD landscape In … Read moreYour Ultimate ELD Mandate Guide – Part II
We’ve written about it a lot, but with the ELD mandate now upon us, we wanted to take a moment to put together what we hope is one of the most comprehensive guides to navigating the ELD mandate in existence. There is a lot to consider as one of the largest new regulations governing the … Read moreYour Ultimate ELD Mandate Guide – Part I
While they may initially seem like not-too-exciting topics, GHG Phase 2 rules and trailers have been heating up in the news lately. Court filings have begun to stack up as GHG Phase 2 rules are challenged on trailer-related provisions. The newest of these came in the form of an October 12 filing, in which the … Read moreCrazy Happenings In The World Of GHG Phase 2 And Trailers
You would think that with all the new safety technologies being equipped on modern commercial motor vehicles these days that commercial motor vehicle insurance should be lower than ever. Unfortunately, you’d be wrong. If anything, they seem to be on a never-ending upward trajectory. Whether you are an owner-operator or one of the largest fleets … Read moreWhy Have Commercial Insurance Costs Shot Through The Roof?
Any trucker or fleet owner will tell you that there is one state that drives the market more than any other: California. As one of the world’s largest economies – let alone the nation’s – what California decides carries weight. And since many trucking companies must at least send deliveries or make pickups in California … Read moreThe Latest California Clean Air Regulations For Trucking Companies
Is it true? Are electric trucks likely to be a huge factor in the future of trucking? Perhaps, but if so, it likely won’t be a large, Class 8 heavy-duty commercial motor vehicle going all-electric anytime soon. Instead, you are more likely to see a service, local or regional route vehicle running as a quiet … Read moreAre Electric Commercial Trucks Just A Fancy Thought?