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Category: Safety

Landstar Announces Newest Roadstar® Recipients and Million Mile Safe Drivers

Landstar Announces Newest Roadstar® Recipients and Million Mile Safe Drivers

| July 22, 2018

Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation services, honored the best and safest Landstar owner-operators during the 7th  Annual Landstar BCO All-Star Celebration held earlier this month. The event featured an awards program during which Landstar honored 166 business capacity owners (BCOs), the company’s term for independent […]

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Are the Worst Drivers Really in Omaha, Riverside, Sacramento, Columbus and  Bay Area?

Are the Worst Drivers Really in Omaha, Riverside, Sacramento, Columbus and Bay Area?

| July 12, 2018

With jam-packed roads thanks to the summer travel season, QuoteWizard — an online insurance comparison marketplace — released a study ranking the best and worst drivers in the nation, covering the country’s 75 most populous metropolitan areas. From worst to best, check out the rankings of drivers in all 75 cities, along with the full […]

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Why Uber Pumped The Brakes On Its Pittsburgh Self-Driving Car Operation

Why Uber Pumped The Brakes On Its Pittsburgh Self-Driving Car Operation

| July 12, 2018

Uber’s self-driving car safety operators in Pittsburgh have been laid off as the company reevaluates its autonomous vehicle strategy following the fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona. The company has terminated 100 safety drivers, employees who ride in Uber’s self-driving vehicles and monitor their operation after Uber suspended its self-driving tests in North America following the […]

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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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Owl Car Camera Debuts New Features

Owl Car Camera Debuts New Features

| July 2, 2018

Owl has announced a new suite of features to add to its video security camera.  Here’s what’s special: The Owl Car Cam sold out at launch in February, bringing people instant video for their cars and help dealing with crashes, dents, traffic stops and break-ins. The company has increased production and is now shipping new […]

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New Fleet Manager Guide to ELD Deadline

New Fleet Manager Guide to ELD Deadline

| June 26, 2018

To help businesses prepare for the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements — impacting carriers using Automatic On-board Recording Devices (AOBRDs) that must migrate to ELDs, Zonar – a leader in smart fleet management technology – developed an easy-to-use checklist for decision-makers responsible for getting fleets compliant with federal regulations. This guide outlines how carriers can find the […]

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