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Category: Driver Stuff

Rear View Safety Debuts Backup Camera for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans

Rear View Safety Debuts Backup Camera for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans

| May 26, 2017

Rear View Safety, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has introduced a backup camera system designed specifically for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans. The development builds on the company’s wide variety of vehicle specific products, including systems created for Ford, GMC, Jeep, Mercedes, Nissan, and Toyota. The RVS-924718-CE Backup Camera System for Chevy City […]

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Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

Daseke Announces Stock Plan for Truck Drivers

| May 26, 2017

With driver recruitment and retention a key success factor many organizations, Daseke, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSKE) (NASDAQ: DSKEW), North America’s largest owner and a leading consolidator of the open deck transportation and logistics market, has announced a ground-breaking new stock plan designed around professional company truck drivers. Here’s what’s up: Daseke became a public company earlier […]

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Freight Transportation Firm Deploys Video-based Safety Program

Freight Transportation Firm Deploys Video-based Safety Program

| May 19, 2017

Averitt Express, a leading provider of freight transportation and supply chain management, has deployed a video-based safety program to reduce collision frequency, minimize costs related to insurance claims and litigation, and improve driver safety. The company notes that it has achieved significant return on investment as a result of operational efficiencies. “While Averitt has long […]

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Univ. of Chicago Start-up Enters Driver Hiring Field

Univ. of Chicago Start-up Enters Driver Hiring Field

| May 8, 2017

Enlistics, a University of Chicago startup that builds software tools for the trucking industry, has launched Enlistics:Apply, a mobile-ready FMCSA-compliant application management system for the trucking industry. The product seeks to help the trucking companies solve one of their most serious problems: Efficient driver hiring. With traditional processes, driver applicants must undergo several background and […]

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For-Hire Trucking Index Volume at Highest Level Since March 2014

For-Hire Trucking Index Volume at Highest Level Since March 2014

| April 19, 2017

The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index indicated that March’s volume reading soared to the highest level since March of 2014, to 71.1 points; this was twenty points above both the February and the twelve-month average readings. “Load demand continued to be fairly steady through the end of the month and quarter. We are […]

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Ridesharing Fleet Drivers May Lack Proper Insurance

Ridesharing Fleet Drivers May Lack Proper Insurance

| April 18, 2017

As the growth in ride sharing programs begins to dominate what was the taxi business, a pertinent question emerges: If you are a driver for a transportation network company focused on ride sharing, and then someone sideswipes your vehicle, are you fully covered or not? According to one expert, Othello Powell, GEICO director of commercial […]

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