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

Spotted Lanternfly: Operating Without a Permit Could Cost You $20,000

Spotted Lanternfly

Add another quarantine to the list of 2020’s challenges to overcome. This year, the state of Pennsylvania has nearly doubled the number of counties placed under quarantine due to the spotted lanternfly. This travel quarantine applies to 26 Pennsylvania counties through which commercial vehicle operators must be permitted to... Read More

What Your Drivers Need to Know About CVSA’s Upcoming Brake Safety Week

Preparing Your Drivers for Brake Safety Week

Pre- and post-trip inspections are always an essential practice, but especially so during Brake Safety Week. Throughout the week of August 23-29, 2020, CMVs will be subject to inspection; if violations are found, they will be placed out of service until corrected.

Roadside inspections always... Read More

Nuclear Verdicts Entice Fraudsters in New Trucking Exploitation Scheme

Why Nuclear Verdicts Are Rising

The term “Billboard Attorney” describes those aggressive and high-energy lawyers who thrive on huge lawsuits. They are pictured standing atop a tractor-trailer shouting, “Have you been injured in a Big Truck Accident? Call Me!” Their commercial ends with a “1-800” number and promises fortunes to accident... Read More

Infinit-I Workforce Solution’s Michael Shipman Donates Hundreds of KN95 Masks to Small Fleets

 

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions proudly introduces Michael Shipman. Michael is an account executive with Infinit-I. He spends his days bringing in new businesses and overseeing renewals. His favorite part of the job, he tells us, is going out to visit the fleets.

At Infinit-I, we aim not only to provide stellar service, but... Read More

Top 5 Surprising Ways Lawyers Attack Trucking Companies – Know Your Risk

Every trucking company knows the risk involved with hauling an 80,000 lb. machine down the highway. Don’t feel hindered, however, by the mountain of liabilities. Simply be prepared. Below are the weaknesses that prosecuting attorneys will try to take advantage of in the event of an accident.

Driver Fatigue

Every decent truck driver knows to... Read More

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