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ATRI launching research into challenges facing women truck drivers
The comprehensive study will also identify strategies for overcoming industry issues faced by women. Also: FMCSA's Truck Leasing Task Force meeting next month; "Transition Trucking" award finalists named; shippers' conditions tumbled in July.
September 28, 2023
Navistar recognizing diesel techs as part of National Technician Appreciation Week
Navistar recently graduated the 2022-2023 Uptime Academy class, which consisted of 18 apprentices. Also: CarriersEdge launches new training program for managers, supervisors; Bridgestone adds fleet management software to AWS Marketplace.
September 27, 2023
Fleets share tips on maximzing driver potential
If there's anything worse than wasted opportunity, it's wasted potential.
September 22, 2023
Navigating driver coaching as it shifts from terminal to cab
The safety landscape is changing, and the leader of Veriha Trucking offers tips on how to effectively implement the newest methods of driver coaching.
September 19, 2023
FMCSA awards grants for increasing, improving CDL training
The $48M in grants are aimed at increasing CDL driver training opportunities and continuing to improve the process to obtain a CDL. Also: Goodyear accepting nominations for annual Highway Hero Award; Volvo announces changes to Canadian leadership.
September 18, 2023
'Stop showboating': ATA president to UAW, Biden over unprecedented strike
The American Trucking Associations had harsh words for the United Auto Workers and the President as the strike began on Friday, with potential threats for trucking and EV transition.
September 15, 2023
Carriers offer food, prizes, apparel and more during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week kicked off Sunday. Here's how different carriers are showing their drivers appreciation.
September 8, 2023
Small group of Ryder drivers join Teamsters
Fifteen Ryder Transportation Solutions drivers distributing Hill's pet food voted to unionize. Also: FMCSA names new Chief Safety Officer; FleetPride expands in Florida panhandle, Mobile, Ala., market.
September 1, 2023
Recruiting & retention
CCJ complimentary webinar, 'Maximizing driver potential' is Thursday
Register now for an upcoming CCJ webinar and listen as top fleets share tips on how to maximize a truck driver's potential. Can't make it live? Register anyway and we'll send you the recording.
August 29, 2023
National Truck Driving Championship winners crowned
The American Trucking Associations announced the winners of the 2023 event on Aug. 19. Also: Nikola's battery-electric trucks recalled; first Mullen Class 3 EV trucks roll off assembly line; severe-duty Autocar models recalled.
August 22, 2023
Telematics providers improve AI accuracy to combat risky driving behaviors
Gary Johnson of Motive said it's important for telematics providers to consistently update and innovate with their systems to track these events and alert drivers and operators to unsafe commercial driving behaviors that lead to accidents and fatalities.
August 9, 2023
National Technician Appreciation Week set for September
The ATA and its Technology & Maintenance Council will host the fourth annual National Technician Appreciation Week from Sept. 24-30. Also: J.B. Hunt receives charitable-giving award from Wreaths Across America.
August 9, 2023
Recruiting & retention
What Drivers Want: How fleets show respect with custom apps
Driver pay is up but driver turnover remains stagnant, ending last year at 89% for large truckload carriers and 73% for smaller carriers.
August 3, 2023
How to prevent drowsy driving during the '100 deadliest days of summer'
More crashes occur during the summer months and drowsy driving ranks as one of the four major factors to avoid while sharing busy roads.
August 1, 2023
Social media mastery can lead to greater recruiting, retention efforts
Can social media help with recruiting and retention? During a Commercial Carrier Journal webinar this week, HR experts at two established carriers share tips on using social media where they've seen a lot of positive results.
July 28, 2023
Heartland Express, subsidiaries petition FMCSA for training regs exemption
Heartland, Millis Transfer and CFI seek a waiver from the two-year experience requirement for behind-the-wheel trainers. Also: Clean Freight Coalition meets with government officials; WOTAB meeting next month; Estes opens new terminal.
July 28, 2023
CBD use 'not worth the risk'
CBD use has been on the rise and may contain THC, which can show up on a drug test and prove to be a dangerous liability for drivers and companies alike.
July 27, 2023
Weathering logistics disruptions: Integrating weather into platforms for logistics decision making
Safety, operational efficiencies, improved customer service and cost savings are among the reasons more carriers and tech vendors are integrating weather into their platforms.
July 26, 2023
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The 'Mackification' of the medium duty segment
As recently as four or five years ago, if you saw Mack on a job site it was probably one of a few things: a Granite dump, a Pinnacle (or maybe a Titan) dropping off a load, or a really, really old Freedom – or even older D Model.
California governor spikes driverless trucking ban
Low diesel fuel inventories, volatile pricing likely to boost carrier exits
Teamsters call for investigation of Yellow bankruptcy
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