Cargo Theft

Cargo theft affects businesses across the globe and is recently becoming more of a major threat. Beyond the direct cost of the stolen goods, missing cargo can have far-reaching supply chain implications. Criminals are out to make a fast buck, so any products could be targeted. According to Freight Watch International, in the United States,…

Self-driving Technology Still Has to Drive Past New Hurdles

Self-driving trucks can offer a number of benefits to motor carriers, such as increasing capacity, improving safety and attracting younger drivers. But, even as companies like Ford, Tesla, Google and Uber continue to advance autonomous technology, these vehicles will have to overcome a number of roadblocks before they’re ready for widespread use: Public perception—Advanced sensors…

Recognizing Pattern Driving

Pattern driving can bring good and bad habits to the forefront. Did you know that drivers who have repetitive routes can naturally gain a comfort level behind the wheel that causes them to let their guard down?  This loss of focus can cause operators to be unaware of the hazards that can lead to crashes.…

Attracting and Retaining Commercial Drivers

Commercial fleets need to maintain a workforce of loyal, qualified drivers in order to succeed. But recently, increased demand for freight volume has highlighted an ongoing driver shortage that’s left many motor carriers operating under capacity. In order to ensure that your business is attracting and retaining talented drivers, you need to evaluate how the…

2018 CVSA Roadcheck to Focus on Hours-of-service Compliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck will run June 5-7, 2018. During the International Roadcheck, inspectors will conduct the North American Standard Level I Inspection, a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of both driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness. This year’s blitz will place a special emphasis on hours-of-service compliance.…