Business, Equipment, Safety

Skin, Musculoskeletal Health Essential for Truck Drivers

When truck driver health care comes to mind, most think of cardiovascular or weight issues. However, skin care and musculoskeletal well-being are also growing concerns.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
June 27, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

Fleets Can Take Steps to Reduce Risk of Cybersecurity Threats

It may not be possible to eliminate cybersecurity breaches, but with the right safeguards in place, trucking and logistics companies can reduce the risk of being hacked or falling victim to a ransomware attack, industry experts said.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
February 1, 2022
Business, Equipment, Safety, Top 100

Winter Preparedness for Fleets Starts Long Before the Cold Arrives

As preparedness is the best defense against the rough elements, winterizing vehicles is an essential part of maintenance and safety.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
November 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Use Risk Management Strategies That Emphasize Training, Technology

In an era of nuclear verdicts, fleets are finding it essential to maintain an effective risk management strategy to help protect the safety of their employees and the motoring public while also shielding their businesses from liability.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
March 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Safety, Top 100

Contactless Delivery, Safety Precautions Accelerate Adoption of Electronic Bills of Lading

Fleets and shippers have been taking extra precautions to help protect the professional truck drivers who have been serving on the front lines of the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
September 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Some Fleets Turn to Cameras to Help Mitigate Rising Insurance Costs

Many trucking companies have installed cameras in their vehicles as a way to coach drivers and avoid protracted litigation, but onboard video also can help address rising insurance costs in the transportation industry.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
May 5, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Options Abound for Elevating Drivers’ Health and Wellness

There is a wellness movement on the rise aimed at improving the health of truckers, though the challenge remains to educate and motivate.

Hilary Daninhirsch | Special to Transport Topics
November 15, 2019