New? Safety Concern – Marijuana Use and Driving

Individual states have begun to alter their laws about marijuana use. This has a huge impact on the transportation industry. Marijuana is processed through the body differently than alcohol. Testing for the two substances are also very different. Marijuana can be detected in urine for up to 4 weeks to leave the body. Saliva testing…

Hands-free Devices Still Unsafe

Everyone knows that using a mobile device while driving is dangerous, but new data suggests that using a hands-free accessory may be just as distracting. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 80 percent of drivers believe that using a hands-free accessory for their mobile devices will make them safer drivers. However, the NSC conducted…

Autonomous Trucking – Are we ready?

The governor of Nevada placed the license plate on the first autonomous truck and then took the first ride. Self-driving trucks are coming, although only two currently exist in the world. Interesting info: Autonomous self-driving trucks still need a driver. When the truck is driving there is a tablet for the driver – email, texting,…

Driver Shortage

I meet with our transportation experts every month to find out what is happening in the transportation industry. I then do additional research via multiple search engines to write blogs that are pertinent to the transportation industry. I have gained a healthy respect for the transportation drivers. My research has concluded that the job can…

Preventing Fleet Fraud

Fleet fraud is costly. A staged accident or injury claim by an employee can mean expensive payouts and increased insurance premiums, so it is essential that your business take steps to prevent and detect employee fraud. Anti-fraud measures and internal controls can and should be designed and customized for each individual organization based on its…