January 22, 2017

6 Questions & Answers to Help You With Your ELD Transition

6 Questions and Answers for ELD transition

The FMCSA ELD mandate applies to most commercial motor vehicle drivers. As per this new ELD rule, after December 2017 most CMVs will need to have electronic logging devices (ELDs). As the December 2017 deadline approaches, most trucking companies are now going for ELD implementation as a result. If you

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January 18, 2017

Court Denies OOIDA Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

Court Denies OOIDA Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has been denied a rehearing on the ELD mandate lawsuit. The OOIDA is still planning to pursue this case and appeal to the Supreme Court, but chances are looking bleak for a variety of reasons. In this post, we discover why that’s the case.

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January 14, 2017

The Connection Between Commercial Truck Accidents and Fatigued Drivers

Connection between commercial truck accidents and fatigued drivers

There are more than 15 million commercial trucks transporting over 70% of all U.S. goods every year. This high number of commercial trucks on the road experience a lot of unfortunate accidents. Despite FMCSA’s best efforts in implementing rules and regulations to avoid such incidents and improve driver/vehicle safety, there’s

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January 3, 2017

The Impact of Driver Fatigue on Driver Retention and Their Careers

The Impact of Driver Fatigue on Driver Retention and Their Careers

Let’s face it: No matter how professional or highly-skilled your truck drivers are, they will never be able to overcome their natural need for sleep. No one can. Considering how driver fatigue can lead to tragic losses for truck drivers as well as trucking companies, fleet managers and owners ought to

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December 22, 2016

6 Effective Driver Recruitment and Driver Retention Strategies

6 Effective Driver Recruitment and Driver Retention Strategies

Losing your truck drivers to your competitors is never a good spot to be in. Considering how it costs thousands of dollars to find and recruit a new truck driver, it pays to have an established fleet management to keep your driver turnover rates to a minimum. Formulating an effective

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December 17, 2016

DOT Wants 0 Road Deaths by 2046

DOT Wants Zero Road Deaths by 2046

The agony and sadness of losing a family member is always heartbreaking. This is especially true for families where the breadwinners are the unfortunate ones to pass away. Not only would the ones left have to cope with the pain of losing a loved one, but they would also need

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December 8, 2016

7 Mistakes to Avoid During ELD Implementation

7 Mistakes to Avoid During ELD Implementation

As per the new rule announced by the FMCSA in the ELD mandate, all CMVs must be equipped with ELDs or AOBRDs by the end of December 2017. Most trucking companies are now going for ELD implementation as a result. If you are one of those companies and ready to

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December 3, 2016

Driver Management: A Critical Element of Fleet Management

Driver Management: A Critical Element Of Fleet Management

The built-in complexities of fleet management can be quite nerve-racking. Not only would you need to adhere to countless rules and mandates, but there are also accidents, maintenance, and servicing costs that you would need to struggle with regularly. For a lot of trucking businesses, however, one of the areas

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November 25, 2016

CVSA’s Roadcheck 2016: The Results Are Here

CVSA Roadcheck 2016 Results Are Here

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducted its 29th annual International Roadcheck 2016 from June 7- 9 earlier this year. The CVSA had released the results of that roadcheck 2016. In this post, we share those results with you and also discuss what fleets can do to pass these inspections

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November 20, 2016

What Will Happen to The ELD Mandate Under Trump Presidency?

Will The ELD Mandate Hold Under Trump Presidency?

Will the ELD mandate still stay on track now that Donald Trump won the presidency? This is one of the growing discussions that the people in the trucking industry are keen on finding out. When you think about it, there is value in revisiting this subject considering how adverse the

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