Safety Spotlight : Autonomous Trucks – Safer drivers?

Commentary: The Reality of Autonomous Trucks June 2015, – Editorial by Deborah Lockridge, Editor-in-Chief – Also by this author Dear mainstream journalists, repeat after me: Autonomous trucks are not “driverless trucks.” Ever since Daimler Trucks North America unveiled its Inspiration Truck last month in a big, splashy Las Vegas premiere with the general media […]

Safety Spotlight – Driver training: a new era begins with video, custom content

Driver training: a new era begins with video, custom content | Commercial Carrier Journal  With the average turnover rate in excess of 90 percent, the transportation industry — and especially the for-hire truckload sector — is looking to expand the pool of drivers while reducing overall risk. That may be a tall order, but technology is creating new […]

Safety Spotlight – CDC says to prepare for potentially severe flu season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe. The CDC urges immediate vaccination for anyone still unvaccinated this season and recommends prompt treatment with antiviral drugs for people at high risk of complications who develop flu. So far this year, seasonal influenza A H3N2 […]

Safety Spotlight – Weather and Road Conditions

Rapidly changing weather & road conditions pose several challenges during the winter months.  The following are a few guidelines you should follow during hazardous weather. 1 if conditions are bad park the truck do not drive in bad weather. 2. check road conditions on your route during your trip planning. you know where you plan […]