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Category: Driver Stuff

Scania to Hold Driver Competitions in Europe

Scania to Hold Driver Competitions in Europe

| July 3, 2018

Tighten your seat belt and get ready: Scania is welcoming truck drivers of all ages to compete and show their skills against fellow drivers in Scania Driver Competitions (SDC) 2018-19.  Here’s the scoop: Starting in July with theory tests, the aim is to attract participants from more than 30 European countries in the battle for the grand […]

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New Mexico Community College Launches Training for Aspiring Truck Drivers 

New Mexico Community College Launches Training for Aspiring Truck Drivers 

| July 2, 2018

With qualified, professional truck drivers in high demand, CNM Ingenuity, the enterprise arm of Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), is now offering several Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) programs through the new “Albuquerque CDL,” which provides accelerated options and customizable training for Class A, B, C, and Passenger certifications. While striving to provide fast access to good-paying […]

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Pro Truckers Cite Vehicle Spacing and Speed as Two Key Concerns

Pro Truckers Cite Vehicle Spacing and Speed as Two Key Concerns

| July 2, 2018

According to a recent survey, new data revealing truckers’ most common safety concerns were distance between vehicles and, not surprisingly, speed of the vehicles around them. The overview from Teletrac Naval in conjunction with Distracted Driving Awareness Month, polled truckers from across the country who shared their top safety tips. Here are the safety issues […]

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Fleets Divided Over Benefits of ELD Implementation

Fleets Divided Over Benefits of ELD Implementation

| June 29, 2018

According to a recent survey, slightly less than half of fleet operators (47 percent) believe the ELD mandate is good for the transportation industry. Over two-thirds (69 percent) of the companies said ELDs do not improve driver satisfaction, and 33 percent indicated it is more difficult to retain drivers due to strict HOS compliance.  These […]

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Special Camera Monitor System Featured on Starship Initiative Truck 

Special Camera Monitor System Featured on Starship Initiative Truck 

| June 29, 2018

Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI) has partnered with Shell Lubricants and AirFlow Truck Company by fitting its MirrorEye™ camera monitoring system on a hyper-fuel efficient truck, the Starship Initiative. With a goal of improved fuel economy for class eight trucks, innovative aerodynamic design and low CO2 emissions, the Starship Initiative has completed a drive across the country to demonstrate its fuel […]

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Small Truckers Request Gov’t Fix Medical Cert Issues

Small Truckers Request Gov’t Fix Medical Cert Issues

| June 29, 2018

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, a national organization representing professional and small-business truckers, says that the government needs to create a better system for those seeking to resolve conflicts involving their medical certifications, which are required to get a commercial drivers license. By way of public comments, OOIDA submitted its concerns to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

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