training

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.

‘If you can’t shift, you can’t drive!’ — Readers react on transmission transition in driver training

| October 17, 2014

Is more uptake of automatic transmissions the future of the industry? Most readers weighed in on the side of manual learning in driver training, but some sung automatic praises...

Driving Miss Bubble Witch in the autonomous sedan

| September 10, 2014

"My mom and dad taught me a long time ago that if you make things too easy for someone, you're not doing them any favors. Driving is a responsibility, and if you're not down with ...

Video systems continue to make inroads among fleets

| May 23, 2014

At the ALK tech summit this week, fleets touted the benefits -- and highlighted the challenges -- of road- and driver-facing in-cab camera systems. Are you running with one? Tell us in the comments here. ...

Trucking 101

| May 21, 2014

Learning long and hard: "I haven't developed the nerves it takes to play these monkey games. I'm still panicky when the truck isn't rolling."

The gall-bladder revelation

| April 09, 2014

"Should I get my CDL?"

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