The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created “CSA 2010: Just the Facts.”
The PSP report can help a carrier better identify an otherwise great driver’s problem areas and to focus initial training in particular areas.
Rob Abbott speculated hours of service changes could include reduction in driving time, mandatory rest breaks and nighttime restrictions.
Tightening of capacity along with stronger consumer confidence has Tommy Hodges more optimistic for the short-term.
The panelists agreed one of the biggest challenges they face is capacity, which is impacted by the ability to find and retain drivers.
FTR Associates President Eric Starks said the trucking industry should feel progressively better through June 2011.
Motor carriers from five pilot states will discuss their experiences under Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced updates to the Safety Management System to better identify "high risk" fleets.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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