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Category: Driver Stuff

Groendyke Announces Driver Pay Increases

Groendyke Announces Driver Pay Increases

| April 13, 2018

As demand for trucking increases and the driver shortage continues to grow, Groendyke Transport has announced that the largest driver-pay increase in company history will go into effect in May. The raise includes a mileage pay increase across the board of up to 6 cents per mile and an average hourly non-revenue rate increase of […]

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Truckers Can Share Safety Tips in New Contest

Truckers Can Share Safety Tips in New Contest

| April 11, 2018

In honor of April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Teletrac Navman, a GPS fleet management software provider, launched the #Truckers4Safety contest — inviting truckers to share their top road safety tips and a photo for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card. Truckers see the full range of driver behavior – their time […]

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Owner-Operator Driver Group Supports HOS Modification

Owner-Operator Driver Group Supports HOS Modification

| March 30, 2018

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, an organization representing professional and small-business truckers, supports legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX-36) to modify  hours-of-service regulations (HOS). HR5417, The Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers, or REST Act, would allow drivers to take one rest break per shift, for up to three consecutive hours. This single off-duty […]

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Trucker Path Rolls Out Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

Trucker Path Rolls Out Electronic Logging Device (ELD)

| March 27, 2018

Trucker Path, a popular app for truckers in the U.S. with more than 2 million installations, announced the launch of an ELD solution to help truckers comply with the deadline for the Department of Transportation’s ELD mandate. The device is free, and the monthly subscription for logging services is competitively priced starting at $8.3/mo. The […]

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Garmin Introduces Advanced Driver Assistance for Professional Truck Drivers

Garmin Introduces Advanced Driver Assistance for Professional Truck Drivers

| March 23, 2018

Garmin International has announced a new generation of 7-inch truck navigators – the dēzl 780 LMT-S model and the premium dēzlCam 785 LMT-S that boasts a dash cam with advanced driver assistance features for professional truck drivers. Both navigators are designed to help big rig drivers stay connected, alert, and on track during long hours […]

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TomTom Debuts New GPS Device for Truckers NA

TomTom Debuts New GPS Device for Truckers NA

| March 22, 2018

TomTom announced the launch of the new TomTom TRUCKER – a GPS navigation device specifically developed to help truckers get to their destination more efficiently. The new GPS device, which comes in two sizes, comes with a Lifetime TomTom Truck Maps subscription for the US and Canada, now updatable over Wi-Fi, as well as tailored […]

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