Snow, Ice, and Panic. Driver and Dispatcher Abandonment.

Winter fell hard and fast in the fourth quarter of 2019. During that time, I spend countless hours ensuring my fleet was ready for the impact snow and ice can present. The ice storms that overtook the northern half of both coasts and the Midwest thwarted our preparation attempts. Current forecasts predict the wintry conditions will be present this... Read More

25 Chances to Reduce Florida’s $411 Million Verdict Before the Gavel Fell

This is the largest verdict against a single trucking company in US History. Let that sink in. I am sure you have heard about this devastating accident. This verdict has made headlines all over the country.

The Synopsis

Duane Washington rode his motorcycle down the interstate on this fateful day, as he often did. Further down the highway,... Read More

Crossroads – How an Internal Communication Failure Left my Driver Stranded

Join us Thursday, October 15 @ 10:30

Intersections are one of the most high-risk areas for truck drivers. Two industry experts will be discussing the dangers, both preventable and nonpreventable, of intersection traffic and the threat they present to your drivers. Free sign up here.

Presentation to include:

–... Read More

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions Pledges Support for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.)

O.U.R. has Helped to Save 3,000 Children from Sex Trafficking and Brought 1,800 Predators to Justice 

Dallas, TX – Infinit-I Workforce Solutions, the leader in on-demand business education for safety training anytime, anywhere, announces support for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), a non-profit which assists governments around the world in... Read More

Up in Smoke – One Trucker’s California Experience Changed Everything

At the beginning of my career in trucking, I ran a fleet of 40+ OTR reefer drivers from a tiny, fluorescent-lit cubicle in Texas. My drivers ranged from know-it-all rookies with three months experience to 40+ year career truck drivers who actually did know it all. They all taught me valuable lessons throughout my time as a dispatcher.

As with any... Read More

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions Pledges Support for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.)

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions, announces support for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), a non-profit which assists governments around the world in the rescue of human trafficking and sex trafficking victims. Through the support of Infinit-I Workforce, Operation Underground Railroad will have the resources to rescue ten (10) children in 2021 from... Read More

Proceed with Caution – Protests Ahead

Trucker’s New Reality

Among tragedy and outraged citizens, we again find ourselves in a dangerous and impossible position. Across the nation, streets are lined with broken windows, vehicles ablaze, and the tear-streamed faces of those affected by recent political and legal events.

We have seen businesses destroyed, citizens injured or killed in... Read More

Top 5 “What-ifs” that Keep Safety Managers Awake at Night

Top 5 “What-ifs” that Keep Safety Managers Awake at Night

My days in dispatch have provided me with many stories, insights, and anecdotes about a career spent supporting truck drivers. Some stories help me relate to others in the industry, some create a bond with drivers, some are told just to get a laugh.

But this story, this one will stick... Read More

HOS Regulatory Changes Take Effect Late September – Upcoming Expert Panel Says: “Prepare Fleets Now.”

FMCSA Hours of Service changes are taking effect on September 29, 2020. We will be speaking with the president of Scopelitis Trucking and Consulting, David Osiecki, to review what the HOS changes mean for your drivers.

If you are not familiar with the new HOS regulatory changes, a thorough explanation has been provided below. Join us for... Read More

SPOTLIGHT: Student Transportation Exclusive – Back to School Best Practices

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) on their podcast, The Bus Stop. Stephanie Wilcoxson joined NSTA Executive Director Curt Macysyn to discuss how current clients are benefitting from the IWS platform and creating safer spaces for students and... Read More

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