training

What is an entry-level driver?

| March 02, 2015

Will traditional training approaches survive an ELDT rulemaking? This and other issues were explored in the first meeting of the Entry Level Driver Training Advisory Committee.

FMCSA attempting to fill the driver-training data void

| February 28, 2015

A national driver survey relative to training -- and a more in-depth study -- are ongoing, but won't be finished in time for the ELDTAC committee to utilize in work on a negotiated rulemaking.

READER: Mixed feelings on driver training standards

| February 26, 2015

"There probably should be some minimum standards. But as long as the government is setting them, I am not sure there will be meaningful rules that make sense." --Michael Goodman

Accelerated ‘negotiated rulemaking’ on pre-CDL driver training gets under way in Washington

| February 26, 2015

The 26-member Entry Level Driver Training Advisory Committee began proceedings Thursday, Feb. 26 with its first meeting in Arlington, Va., taking on the task to negotiate the terms of a proposed rulemaking for pre-CDL entry-level ...

Entry-level driver training committee members, first meeting announced

| February 10, 2015

The first meeting of the advisory committee is scheduled for Feb. 26-27 in D.C.; among members is owner-operator Bryan Spoon of North Carolina. NPRM hoped for by end of year.

Roads not taken: Training, recruiting, safety

| January 09, 2015

Interviews and information here from active fleet personnel, some of them former drivers, on compensation and other benefits of training, safety and recruiting roles.

Armchair experts abound

| January 05, 2015

With establishment of the Entry Level Driver Training Advisory Committee under way, "let's remember...that having someone with direct personal experience is always better than someone who is 'book smart' on the task at hand..."

Retention is the issue, not recruiting: An ‘alert’ from trucker Jeff Clark

| December 09, 2014

Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.

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