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Category: Driver Stuff

Trucking Jobs Tour Launches to Help Address Driver Shortage

Trucking Jobs Tour Launches to Help Address Driver Shortage

| October 10, 2018

To help tackle the wide-ranging impacts of the truck driver shortage, plans are underway to launch the Trucking Jobs Tour, an initiative designed to help promote the many thousands of open truck driver jobs across the U.S. Here’s the context:  As anyone in the fleet business know, it has been widely reported that the country […]

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EpicVue Offers No Contract Satellite TV

EpicVue Offers No Contract Satellite TV

| October 9, 2018

EpicVue, providers of premium in-cab satellite TV packaged exclusively for the trucking industry, announced that carriers can now take advantage of its driver entertainment systems without the need to sign a subscription contract. With the new no contract offer from EpicVue fleets can adopt satellite TV systems for an upfront fee, and can cancel the […]

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Frito-Lay Recognizes Drivers for  Millions Of Accident-Free Miles Driven

Frito-Lay Recognizes Drivers for Millions Of Accident-Free Miles Driven

| October 9, 2018

Frito-Lay North America, the $15 billion convenient foods division of PepsiCo, recently recognized 72 over-the-road (OTR) drivers in the U.S. and Canada who reached the career milestone of driving more than 1, 2, 3 and 4 million accident-free miles. One driver, George Newman of Killingly, Conn., was recognized for the 4 million milestone for only the second time ever in Frito-Lay history. […]

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SambaSafety Prepares New CSA Scorecard

SambaSafety Prepares New CSA Scorecard

| October 4, 2018

SambaSafety, a leading provider of driver risk management solutions in North America, announced the development of a new CSA Scorecard.  The company began testing the Item Response Theory (IRT) methodology for the CSA Fast Act Score Model two years before its planned release by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The new SambaSafety CSA […]

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Driving Dynamics Rolls Out New Training Services Brand

Driving Dynamics Rolls Out New Training Services Brand

| October 4, 2018

Driving Dynamics Inc., a provider of driver and safety training for fleet-based organizations throughout North America, has introduced DriverAdvantage, a new family brand for the company’s light-to-medium duty behind-the-wheel training services. The purpose of the rebranding is to help its customers have a better awareness of available services and a clearer understanding of how the company?s behind-the-wheel […]

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OOIDA Calls on FMCSA for HOS Reform 

OOIDA Calls on FMCSA for HOS Reform 

| September 27, 2018

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed comments to an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Hours-of-Service regulations.  An ANPRM published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asked for input from the trucking community about updating regulations to alleviate unnecessary burdens and improve safety. “We’d like to thank the agency for its commitment to expediency and […]

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