Winning Your Super Bowl of Safety

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Two great teams entered this year’s Super Bowl with equal odds of winning the coveted Super Bowl title. By halftime, the incumbent winners, the New England Patriots, seriously lagged behind the Atlanta Falcons. Many thought the game was over when the Falcons took a 25-point lead in the third quarter. How could the Patriots possibly Read More…

Entry-Level Driver Training for Fleets: One Law, But Many Shades of Gray

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Adapting to the Variables in the New Entry Level Driver Training StandardsOn Dec. 7, the FMCSA formalized new Entry-Level Driver Training rules, capping a faster-than-normal rule-making process. The new standards are much broader and more robust than most within the industry expected and perhaps, even desired.The Shades of Grey in the StandardsUnder the ELDT rules, Read More…

driver training for lane changes and intersections

Driver Training for Lane Changes and Intersections

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This is a transcript of a safety presentation I just made to Landstar drivers during their monthly safety call. We’re big believers in group training, though I’d categorize this as more of a reminder and communication than actual training. Landstar asks its drivers to review the course before the meeting so we’re all on the Read More…