driver training

The yardstick method of driver training

| March 01, 2014

Jimmy Ardis tells the funny story of how he learned to drive -- his uncle rapping his knuckles with a yardstick from the sleeper whenever he jammed a gear too quickly -- toward a serious ...

Feeling the love with a new carrier, in a warm place

| February 07, 2014

If FMCSA is really concerned about safety, "they'll go after the companies with churn like a Wisconsin butter factory, and leave experienced drivers and small companies with longtime employees alone."

Owner-operator takes active role in educating tomorrow’s four-wheelerImage Gallery

| November 19, 2013

Meet Todd Modderman, independent owner-operator who today collaborates in his spare time with the B.R.A.K.E.S. program of young driver education, utilizing his Peterbilt 379.

FMCSA scraps old training proposal, embarks on new rulemaking

| September 20, 2013

FMCSA withdraws its 2007 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Entry Level Driver Training in favor of developing another proposal.

Driver shortage: Many are called, fewer are chosen

| September 02, 2013

Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.

‘Harder than it looks’ — mainstream biz reporter takes big-truck wheel

| June 22, 2013

Biz reporter Lauren Boyer of the York Daily Record faces down fears of highway driving around big trucks to take the wheel herself; a round-up of truck/trucking shows near-term and down the road...

15-foot cleavage holds more than one bad idea

| April 15, 2013

"The trifecta. First: giant, billboard-sized boobies are a definite distraction, I don't care who you are... Second, get a CDL in three days? On what planet is this legal or sane?"

FMCSA sets new state CDL testing standards

| April 01, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule that will revise testing and standards for commercial driver’s licenses and commercial learner’s permits.

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