When commercial trucking accidents happen, investigators look into the many potential factors that may have contributed to the crash. In some cases, driver error coupled with poor maintenance are to blame for the collision. But oftentimes, investigators discover that other parties were also to blame, as they may have failed to keep up with their responsibilities.
This boils down to the simple fact that drivers aren’t always responsible for truck accidents. As a matter of fact, truck drivers are often the victims. When companies such as trucking, cargo, or manufacturing firms make mistakes, accidents are more likely to happen.Continue reading “Are Drivers Always Liable For Truck Accidents?”
Whether you are for or against the rule, ELDs are here to stay for the foreseeable future, and we want to help you remain legally compliant and successful in the management of your vehicles. An important consideration in keeping up with the new law is to update your company policies.
Talk to almost anyone in the trucking industry and you’re likely to hear concerns about so many drivers leaving their companies and even quitting the industry altogether! In fact, the ongoing driver shortage is the number one reported issue for carriers, according to the American Transportation Research Institute. That makes difficulty finding qualified drivers a bigger concern than the controversial ELD mandate or hours of service regulations. From coast to coast, the trucker shortage is causing major upsets in the transportation industry.Continue reading “4 Ways to Retain Truck Drivers”
The demand for cleaner trucks continues to change how trucks are sold and could boost business for truck dealers and manufacturers.
Drivers, buyers, and local, state, and federal governments are asking tougher questions about emission controls on new trucks. New regulations on truck pollution go into effect every year, driving the need for newer, lower emission models in compliance with legal guidelines. This gives a big boost to manufacturers and dealers, but what what cost to trucking companies? Continue reading “Cleaner Trucks Could Mean More Truck Sales”