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Category: Training

Landstar Opens New Facility in Georgia

Landstar Opens New Facility in Georgia

| October 15, 2020

Company-location was designed and built with Landstar’s nearly 10,000 independent owner-operators in mind Newly built on 20 acres of property at Exit 160 off Interstate 85, this new Company-location was designed and built with Landstar’s nearly 10,000 independent owner-operators in mind. The new facility includes classrooms, a conference room and several convenient amenities for owner-operators […]

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To Meet Demand and Avoid Shortage, Trucking Industry Looks to Train Younger Recruits—Teenagers

To Meet Demand and Avoid Shortage, Trucking Industry Looks to Train Younger Recruits—Teenagers

| October 7, 2020

Industry leaders urges the industry to overcome age barriers to hiring, vet new drivers carefully, and train them in the most effective way possible According to a study by the American Transportation Research Institute, the share of younger truck drivers has been decreasing, leaving the industry more reliant than ever on the 45- to 54-year-old […]

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For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

| September 25, 2020

ACT Research say to expect driver pay to start increasing to address the shortage The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, with August data, showed a continuing tight trucking market, with volume and rate surges ongoing and driver availability deteriorating. August’s Volume Index rose to 67.9 (SA), and productivity was at 67.8. With capacity […]

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Universal Technical Institute Launches Blended Learning Development Initiative

Universal Technical Institute Launches Blended Learning Development Initiative

| September 22, 2020

Company evolves operating strategy and educational model; hires nationally leader to direct recognized integrated, state-of the-industry training programs As part of its wider growth and diversification strategy, Universal Technical Institute provider of transportation technician training, is evolving and enhancing its instructional and operational model to better serve the country’s need for skilled workers, capitalize on fast-growing interest […]

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Training Provider Focuses on 2020 Hours of Service Rule Changes

Training Provider Focuses on 2020 Hours of Service Rule Changes

| September 9, 2020

Instructional Technologies Inc. offers new and updated HOS online courses as part of a complete 2020 HOS Change Management Package to reduce OOS orders Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, announced its 2020 HOS Change Management Package to help fleets address Hours of Service rule changes that take effect […]

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FMCSA Proposes New Under-21 Commercial Driver Pilot Program

FMCSA Proposes New Under-21 Commercial Driver Pilot Program

| September 8, 2020

Action will allow the Agency to carefully examine the safety, feasibility, and possible economic The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is proposing and seeking public comments on a new pilot program to allow drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in […]

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