distracted driving

Einstein warned us about this

| March 10, 2013

"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."

Owning your data: Trend toward usage-based insurance pricing

| February 26, 2013

If 10n2 and other companies' predictions come to fruition, it might not be long before it's possible to utilize real-time operational data to negotiate rates with your insurance company.

Load tracking tools, for the right price

| February 14, 2013

Detailing the new "Where you @?" app from the makers at Otter, likewise the Trucker Tools app's relatively new "Load Track" functionality.

Driving blindfolded or asleep? Avoid these states

| November 21, 2012

Atlas Van Lines has put together a clever infographic highlighting statistics about distracted driving and safety.

Money available for states with phone bans

| August 21, 2012

A new grant program that will provide about $17.5 million to states that have laws banning distracted driving in fiscal year 2013

Cell-phone jamming technology in your cab?

| July 13, 2012

Much has been made of the inability and/or difficulty of state enforcement of the Department of Transportation's nationwide ban on handheld cellphone use behind the wheel. Last I've written about it you can find here ...

Modest proposal: Ban all motorized transport already!

| June 21, 2012

Buddy Wenners' December 2011 modest proposal for the Department of Transportation to dispense with all the rigmarole and "ban truck driving" -- penned in response to news of the handheld cell ban and otherwise the ...

Truckers to DOT: ‘Smartphones are winning’

| June 12, 2012

Smartphones are whipping the Department of Transportation in the battle for the attention of the motoring public, wrote Whitesboro, Texas-based Pennco Transportation driver Martin Groseclose on Overdrive’s Facebook page, in response to last week's news ...

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