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Category: Driver Stuff

Ioxus uSTART System Now Offered for Class 7 and 8 Day Cabs

Ioxus uSTART System Now Offered for Class 7 and 8 Day Cabs

| March 21, 2018

loxus, designers and manufacturers of  power solutions based on its widely used ultracapacitor technology,  announced a new addition to its product lineup. The uSTART energy storage solution is now available for Classes 7 and 8 day cab trucks and tractors with up to 12-liter engines. Here’s the scoop: uSTART is a smart power solution that […]

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Truckload Turnover Rate Drops in Final Quarter of 2017

Truckload Turnover Rate Drops in Final Quarter of 2017

| March 20, 2018

American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said that the driver turnover rate at truckload carriers fell in the final three months of 2017, but that the rate stayed higher than in the previous year. “Despite this dip in turnover, the driver market remains tight and the driver shortage remains a real concern for fleets […]

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How Professional Drivers Can Roll to Better Health

How Professional Drivers Can Roll to Better Health

| March 15, 2018

If you know a professional driver, then think healthy!  Here’s what’s news: higi, a population health company that helps consumers measure, track and act on their personal data, and Rolling Strong, the provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies, their drivers, and owner-operators,  announced their partnership to deliver on-the-road access to the more than […]

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Volvo Debuts Mobile App for ASIST Service Management Platform

Volvo Debuts Mobile App for ASIST Service Management Platform

| March 2, 2018

Volvo owners using the Volvo ASIST service management platform can now access key case information through the new Volvo ASIST mobile app. Volvo’s new app is a web-based tool that allows customers to monitor vehicle status, receive electronic estimates, approve repairs, issue purchase orders, and communicate directly with Volvo Trucks’ North American dealer network. As […]

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Sears Seating and Mack Trucks Design New Seat

Sears Seating and Mack Trucks Design New Seat

| February 23, 2018

Product design teams from Sears Seating and Mack Trucks have co-developed an exclusive truck seat aimed at reducing driver fatigue and making roadways and job sites safer.   The new contemporary design, unique to Mack Anthem and Mack Granite models, includes longer seat cushions, taller seat backrests and adjustable bolsters, setting a new standard for driver comfort […]

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KLLM Announces Pay Increase for Drivers and Independent & Lease Purchase Contractors

KLLM Announces Pay Increase for Drivers and Independent & Lease Purchase Contractors

| January 31, 2018

KLLM Transport Services, LLC has announced a pay increase for both company truck drivers as well as independent and lease purchase contractors. Effective immediately, KLLM solo company drivers are now paid $0.38 to $0.50 cents per mile depending on experience, with OTR teams receiving $0.48 to $0.53 cents per mile depending on experience. Effective February […]

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