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Recruiting, Retention Strategies Must Change to Attract New Drivers, ATRI’s Brewster Says 
Trucking must change its recruiting and retention practices to attract  women and younger Americans to the industry and keep them employed there, to counter the trend of aging driver demographics, a top industry researcher said.

Fleet Executives Say Strong Markets Increase Opportunity to Raise Rates 
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Trucking markets will continue to be solid this year, opening the door for carriers to raise rates at least 4%, fleet executives and analysts said.

New TMC Chairman Kevin Tomlinson Laments Technician Shortage 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kevin Tomlinson acknowledges that he and his fellow technicians might share some of the blame for the trucking industry’s technician shortage.





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FMCSA Again Targets Training-Standards Rule for Entry-Level Commercial Vehicle Drivers
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is trying again to produce a rule on minimum training standards for entry-level commercial vehicle drivers — a goal of the U.S. government since 1985.

Replay: LiveOnWeb Tackles ELDs and Other Tech Topics
The finalization of FMCSA's ELD rule in November will have very tangible effects on your business. We talked about that and other technology-related topics in our LiveOnWeb free Webcast. Watch the replay.

LiveOnWeb Extra: Interview with CVSA's Steve Keppler
Transport Topics technology reporter Seth Clevenger spoke with Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Executive Director Steve Keppler Feb. 24 to get his input on the coming electronic logging device mandate from FMCSA.


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Founded in 1956 as the Maintenance Committee of the Regular Common Carrier Conference, this 1979 edition of Transport Topics marked the beginning of full council status within American Trucking Associations for what is now the Technology & Maintenance Council.
 
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