It will be difficult, noted ATRI President Rebecca Brewster, to keep drivers in trucking if "the drivers are forced ... to drive during periods of increased risk" due to the nature of the hours of ...
Only two of the states with the biggest truck-involved fatality-crash problems show a percentage of maintenance violations above the 2013 national average of 72.6 percent – Virginia and Texas.
Access Overdrive analysis of data on the top 10 high-performance states when it comes to truck enforcement, as ranked in the brand-new report from the American Transportation Research Institute, out today.
A perennial concern of drivers and owner-operators stands firm in the ranks at the No. 6 position in a prominent fleet survey: Truck parking,
Fleet difficulty finding drivers rose to No. 2, followed by CSA, driver retention, the ELD mandate and truck parking. Weight in yourself via this post's related poll and in the comments.
The new report, from ATRI, stresses that the different priorities and violation issuance rates across states dramatically undermine the uniformity of CSA.
A full 65 percent of the 4,000 truck drivers surveyed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said the new hours of service rules have caused them to receive less income, while 46 percent report feeling ...
If drivers and fleet folks truly presented a united front on hours to Congress and regulators, would anything change for the better in terms of flexibility?
Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.