Dry Van Cargo Securement Tips

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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 the bulk of these types of violations. Read More…

In-Depth: Truck Driver MPG Training

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Two For One: Train for Safety, Get MPG Savings FreeAs 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 company’s costs. Read More…

Overcoming the Challenges of Tire Chains for Truck Drivers

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By Roy Broomfield Instructional TechnologiesSteep 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 they know Read More…

ELD Mandate

ELD Mandate: What You Need to Know

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Whenever we run into someone who is frustrated by the ELD mandate, it’s helpful to think about the history of logging hours. Back in 1938, commercial drivers were first required to record their daily hours of duty using a paper log and pencil. Fast forward through WWII, the dawn of computers, landing on the moon, Read More…