If Truckers Stop, We All Stop

What drivers need to know to keep rolling.

The country has come to a grinding halt when it comes to social interaction. Citizens have been sheltering in place to avoid crowds in churches, schools, stores, etc. Employers have sent much of their workforce to their homes to conduct business. Self-isolation has become the nation’s hot... Read More

Advice from an Expert: Easing into Online Orientation

During the Coronavirus outbreak, we’ve been asking experts for advice on how to adapt to an evolving trucking industry. Our peer group has come up with some great ideas on how to keep rolling during a national pandemic.

What was their ultimate goal? Business as usual.

We have seen businesses face new challenges, like how to comply with social... Read More

Extreme Social Distancing; American Truck Driver Edition

Truck Drivers Dedicated to Social Distancing

For most of their workday, truck drivers are isolated in the cab of a truck, moving goods across America. When the time comes, however, to take their 30-minute break, they are even more exposed than the typical public. They are fully reliant that everyone around them is practicing proper social distancing... Read More

Heroes Among Us

A red truck in front of the American Flag

In this time of great uncertainty and fear, we gather great hope by looking to the heroes among us who work tirelessly to provide for our day-to-day needs. As the coronavirus accelerates through our communities, we see everyday heroes rising to the challenge to protect and preserve their communities: doctors, nurses, first responders, and truck... Read More

Clearing up the Relaxed Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations: How does it affect you?

Professional truck drivers rejoice, especially the seasoned ones, as the news spreads about Hours of Service (HOS) Rules being lifted temporarily. There may be some misconceptions, however, about just how widespread the effect of the relief is.  

According to the emergency declaration, the effort is geared only toward those drivers who are... Read More

Trucking Safety in a Time of Pandemic

A Trucker washes his hands with soap | trucking safety during a pandemic

With most of the world panicking over the rapidly spreading Coronavirus, it is important to take a level-headed approach to keep your business and your workforce safe. Here’s how you can promote trucking safety during a pandemic.

How is COVID-19 affecting the trucking industry?

Supply chains are in an awkward place as consumers are... Read More

Coming in Contact with Corona: Over the Road Risks

For most of their career, truckers practice social distancing without even trying. Isolation is the nature of the job. While being a truck driver may seem like a solo (or duo) gig, they share contact with many people all over the country. The typical day of a trucker involves loading/unloading, fueling up, scaling, and sharing facilities with others.... Read More

Relaxed HOS Regulations: How Truck Drivers Help Us Survive

As supply shortages spread across the country, Americans are becoming increasingly more dependent on truck drivers. From coast to coast, consumers are demanding more supplies to be manufactured and delivered. Truck drivers are the key to delivering necessary goods to consumers quickly and efficiently, however, they can only drive so many miles in 11... Read More

Nuclear Verdicts: Three Steps for How Your Firm Can Avoid Them

A truck driver's dash while driving including a gps unit | nuclear verdicts

Nuclear verdicts quadrupled last year, leaving hundreds of carriers out of business and thousands of drivers out of jobs.

And while there is a great appetite out there for the “deep pockets” of the trucking industry, with a few tweaks to your training and documentation system, you can insulate yourself from them.

How can I protect my... Read More

Want to lower driver turnover? How a good training program impacts driver retention

A driver stands in the sun beside his truck cab | Lower driver turnover

Truck driver turnover hovers around 90% on a good day. This costs trucking businesses a small fortune, from onboarding to maintaining safety standards, to delays that a short staff will inevitably cause. With such a high demand for talent, keeping your drivers means keeping your business on the road without interruptions. The question all trucking... Read More

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