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Category: Driver Stuff

TomTom HD Map for Autonomous Driving Now Extends to Japan

TomTom HD Map for Autonomous Driving Now Extends to Japan

| October 30, 2017

  Navigation technology company, TomTom,  announced that it is completing the collection of data for its High Definition (HD) Map for Japan that will cover over 18,000 kilometres of freeways across the country. With existing coverage in the US and Europe, the total coverage of  TomTom HD Maps globally is now almost 380,000km. “The TomTom […]

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New Way for Fleets to Identify High-Risk Driving Behaviors

New Way for Fleets to Identify High-Risk Driving Behaviors

| October 24, 2017

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video safety and transportation intelligence, has introduced SmartDrive SmartSense, a new line of intelligent driver-assist sensors designed to identify the most dangerous driving risks and intervene with drivers before a catastrophic event occurs. By combining purpose-built sensors with engine computer data, telematics, accelerometer and SmartDrive analytic data, the company has […]

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Kenan Advantage Raises Pay to Address Driver Shortage

Kenan Advantage Raises Pay to Address Driver Shortage

| October 1, 2017

The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc. (KAG), North America’s largest bulk transportation and logistics provider, is implementing a pay increase strategy designed to proactively address the rapidly worsening driver shortage issue facing the entire trucking industry. The program calls for guaranteed pay increases for the next three years to help significantly elevate driver pay to levels […]

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Driver iQ Streamlines Truck Driver Employment Verification

Driver iQ Streamlines Truck Driver Employment Verification

| August 29, 2017

Driver iQ, providers of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, has announced its SingleCheck Employment Verification online service is available to motor carriers for processing all direct employment verification requests on current and past drivers. Carriers and non-carriers can access the online SingleCheck Employment Verification service through a link on carriers’ websites. […]

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How the Solar Eclipse Changed Commercial Driving Behaviors

How the Solar Eclipse Changed Commercial Driving Behaviors

| August 28, 2017

While the recent solar eclipse was indeed a remarkable event in the skies across America, it also drove far different behaviors for commercials drivers on our roads. Data from professional driver monitoring videos tells a curious story. The rate of drivers “off identifiable roadway” (pulling off to the side of the road) was 68 percent […]

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Members of Small Trucking Association to Get Free ONE20 Services

Members of Small Trucking Association to Get Free ONE20 Services

| August 28, 2017

ONE20, a driver focused community supporting professional drivers, has announced the extension of its membership tools and services to all members of the National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC). The ONE20 membership is free and provides professional drivers and carriers with a variety of benefits such as free truck-safe navigation, free roadside assistance and […]

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