"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."
Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.
With third party vendors providing tools to carriers to compute their drivers CSA scores, only one continues to take that functionality directly to the "drivers" of CSA -- professional operators. Have you seen a tabulation ...
Survey results from uShip's annual mobile technology survey showed a majority of operators either relying on their smartphones for navigation more than their GPS units or recognizing that potential.
At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.
Politicians making ridiculous comparisons notwithstanding, in the late call for regulation of GPS units, many readers noted there could be no technological excuse for a lack of driver common sense.
At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.
Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.
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