on 3/10/15 4:45 PM
on 3/3/15 7:02 PM
on 2/20/15 11:41 AM
The annual American Trucking Association's Technology Maintenance Council (TMC) gathered this week, and the good folks at Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) shared their highlights with us. Some good news on the tech front as we tackle 2015!
on 1/29/15 11:39 AM
on 1/27/15 2:17 PM
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a bulletin to medical examiners on the FMCSA’s National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners of the current physical qualifications standard and advisory criteria concerning the respiratory system. Specifically, the bulletin addresses how the requirements apply to drivers that may have obstructive sleep apnea.
on 1/21/15 11:48 AM
Winter can cause many problems. Whether it's rain, freezing rain, wind, or snow, truck drivers must be prepared to face the hazardous winter driving conditions the season brings. Without proper preparation, these conditions can cause senseless losses to your bottom line - losses in both equipment and in worker's compensation claims.
on 1/14/15 4:30 PM
on 1/7/15 1:07 PM
The snow has arrived and many trucking companies experience a spike in workers' compensation claims during the winter months as a direct result of winter hazards that are completely unrelated to driving a truck. Statistics show 48% of all injuries occurs in the winter; 63% of injury costs result from winter events (note: bear injuries not included). Icy running boards, steps, and trailer decks account for thousands of slip-and-fall accidents. While most acccidents are relatively minor, every year a few drivers are paralyzed for life from these incidents.