The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set May 4-6, 2021 for this year’s Roadcheck.
Trailer sway can happen in a matter of seconds, catching even a professional driver off-guard, and can be very dangerous if not handled properly. Preventing trailer sway from occurring in the first place is the best way to avoid causing an accident.
Picture your average truck driver. Chances are, the person you’re thinking of right now is wearing a baseball cap, perhaps a plaid shirt… and they’re definitely male.
Along with builders, firefighters, and plumbers, trucking is often seen as a manly job. When you look at the stats, the figures seem to back this up: according to the American Trucking Association, just 6.6% of drivers in the U.S. were female in 2018.
The fact is, women drivers represent a huge untapped labour force—and they’re just as good at driving as men, if not better.
Marc Moncion gets into the cabin with you!
An avid transportation industry expert and supporter, Marc is genuinely interested in learning how ever-growing cities and increasing traffic, new technologies and fleet safety practices and policies are affecting truck drivers today. Read More »Ride-Along: Tips on Reducing Risks for Truck Drivers While on the Road
With the winter’s arrival, knowing how to drive safely on ice or with snow requires drivers to be better prepared than perhaps they need to be at any other time of year.
With that goal in mind, I have included some common sense safe winter driving tips that you should consider adopting.
Read More »Winter Driving Safety: Tips & Toolkit
Does more speed actually mean faster travel time? We have some stats that will surprise you.
Read More »Speeding Doesn’t Save Time, Study Shows
You might be asking yourself, what’s the big deal with the new video telematics trend, and what will Fleet Complete Vision actually do for me? Why do I need it? Below, we explain all the what’s and why’s for you.
There has been a lot of mixed feedback from the field with regards to the ELD adoption. Some love it, some hate it, some are trying to keep their heads above the water. The response from fleets on the subject of the ELD rule-making highly depends on the carrier, the hauling destination, and the type of business.