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

Top 6 Trucking Industry Updates for Safety Directors – Q4 2020

This week’s webinar hosted two trucking experts discussing upcoming industry updates. We are prepped and ready to share all the information you need to protect your fleet. Huge thanks to Mike McConnell of TSM trucking for sharing information directly from the 2020 Safety Management Council Policy Conference. This article explains the top 6 industry... Read More

9 Trucking Industry Announcements; Must See for Safety Directors

International Roadcheck is coming up. We are prepped and ready to share all the information you need to protect your fleet.

Join us Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at 10:30 am for an exclusive webinar with Mark Rhea and Mike McConnell.

Mike has spent the last week at the 2020 Safety Management Council Policy Conference, learning about... Read More

Drastically Reduce Detention Pay with New HOS Regulation – Split Duty Proposal

Just as our spinning heads have come to a slow roll after Q2’s HOS changes, FMCSA is hitting us with another one. This time, however, could significantly and financially benefit trucking companies.

A pilot program has been proposed that will allow drivers to extend their 30-minute DOT break up to 3 hours, if needed. This off-duty break would... Read More

“It’s More than Rain.” Three Tractors Overturned, My Driver Made the Right Call

With hurricane season upon us, it’s time to talk about inclement weather. As a former dispatcher, I have seen many severe tractor-trailer accidents that easily could have been avoided.  I used to pass around a phrase to my drivers any time the weather started to turn: “It’s more than rain.”

“It’s more than rain.”

I... Read More

My Best Friend, the Trucker: How We Transformed the Dispatcher & Driver Relationship

Hello to everyone out there! Thank you so much for checking out the blog and staying up to date on industry trends with me.

In this blog post, I would like to take a moment to formally introduce myself and give you all some background on my experience in the trucking industry. And, so we can get to know each other.

By the way, you can reach... Read More

Its Brake Safety Week and We Can’t Stop… talking about brakes!

Brake Safety Week

Fast Forward Webinar Series – Infinit-I Workforce Solutions hosts a bi-weekly webinar series focused on delivering leadership skills to trucking companies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each webisode offers expert advice from industry leaders. Special guests include:

Andrew McCullough, Bryan Dingler, Charles Whatley,... Read More

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