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Schneider Test Safety System

Schneider will become the first truckload carrier to conduct a trial deployment of “lifesaving technology” developed through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program, a public-private partnership between the world’s leading automakers and the U.S. DOT’s NHTSA to…

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United Road Expands Driver Pay

Transport logistics provider United Road has expanded its guaranteed pay benefit to all company drivers so that first year, tenured and rehired drivers can all expect a level of financial assurance and can count on…

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Driver Shortage Sets New Record

The trucking industry is short 80,000 drivers, a record high, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). That’s a 30-percent increase from before the pandemic, when the industry already faced a labor shortage of 61,500…

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Drivers Prefer Smaller Firms

Drivers, technicians and office workers in the trucking industry are more likely to be satisfied at small or medium-sized companies, according to WorkHound’s mid-year report. Workhound is a website that provides a forum for those…

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‘Roadcheck’ Sidelined 6,700 Vehicles

Commercial motor vehicle inspectors removed more than 6,700 vehicles and 2,000 drivers from service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2021 International Roadcheck. Overall, some 40,000 commercial vehicles were inspected during the three-day blitz…

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Trucking Applications May Set Record

About 51,000 motor carriers had received common or contract carrier authority through June, making 2021 likely to surpass 2020’s calendar-year record of 59,000, according to transport consultancy FTR. The company’s data was drawn from FMCSA…

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Young Truckers Turning To Apps

Among truck drivers, the lack of available truck parking ranks as a top concern. To help location parking while on the road, many commercial truck drivers — especially younger ones – have turned to mobile apps…

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