Dry Van Cargo Securement Tips

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CVSA 2017 to Focus on Cargo Securement Dry Van Cargo Securement: Out of Sight, Out of Mind? The CVSA Roadcheck 2017 is scheduled for June 6th through until June 8th and the focus this year will be cargo securement. When most people think about cargo securement, their thoughts turn to flatbed trailers because they get Read More…

In-Depth: Truck Driver MPG Training

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Two For One: Train for Safety, Get MPG Savings Free As a safety manager, have you noticed that your fleets best performers in fuel savings are also involved in fewer crashes? It’s no coincidence: If you train drivers to be safer or get better MPG, you improve both.  Fuel makes up about 30% of your Read More…

Overcoming the Challenges of Tire Chains for Truck Drivers

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By Roy Broomfield Instructional Technologies Steep mountain roads or raging blizzards can make can make driving a challenge. The traction provided by tire chains can make the difference between getting stuck or clawing through to your destination. If your drivers find themselves in slick, icy, and/or snowy conditions that require chains, are they prepared? Would Read More…

FMCSA Driver Coercion Rule Takes Effect

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Same Basic Rules, New Sharper Teeth The new FMCSA driver coercion rule took effect Jan. 29, but what does it mean for your company? If you have been in the transportation industry for any length of time, you have heard stories of a dispatcher receiving a panicked call from a customer asking when their freight Read More…

ELD Mandate

ELD Mandate: What You Need to Know

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ELD Mandate A quick overview: FMCSA rule goes into effect February 6, 2016. All commercial trucks and buses must be using ELD’s within 24 months: February 6, 2018. An ELD must be able to replace current paper logs, including all the exceptions that could be included in a paper log. Whenever we run into someone Read More…