driver health

Business, Safety

Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Truckers are vulnerable when it comes to health concerns – including the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Fleets need to ensure the safety of their drivers, staff, and facilities. Download this whitepaper for COVID-19 safety tips and cleaning guides, awareness posters, and more.

May 14, 2020
Business

3 Ways to Manage the Driver Shortage

3 Ways to Manage the Driver Shortage

In this whitepaper, we provide actionable insights into how you can expand your driver recruitment pool, shorten the onboarding process to ensure your drivers make it to orientation, and identify and retain your best drivers for years to come.

July 6, 2019
Business, Safety

How Positive Driver Engagement Is Turning The Corner On Safety

How Positive Driver Engagement Is Turning The Corner On Safety

Over the past decade, despite a number of technological advances, commercial driver retention has not improved. Here are 6 steps for fleet managers to consider when building an “engaged” driver environment- that will set fleets up for keeping drivers long-term.

March 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety

Tech Company Worklete Uses Software to Build Good Trucker Habits

Worklete

A San Francisco technology company is using software that offers a service to prevent trucking-related workplace injuries, by building habits for truckers and others in the freight industry.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2019
Business

Rolling Strong Announces Partnership with eTrueNorth

Rolling Strong, which provides driver wellness programs for transportation companies, their drivers and owner-operators, announced a partnership with the eTrueNorth network of local pharmacies.

November 8, 2018
Safety, Logistics, Top 100, Perspective

Examining Sources of Driver Stress

The lifestyle of a truck driver can take a toll on emotional and physical health. Recent ATA statistics showed driver turnover rates in excess of 90% last year. (Getty Images)

In a 2017 study, researchers asked truck drivers about the profession. Here's what they learned, and how it could impact the future.

Stephanie Thomas | Clinical Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Arkansas
August 20, 2018
Government

FMCSA Panels Give Approval for Driver Health Measures

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WASHINGTON — A pair of commercial driver health-related measures won approval from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration advisory panels last week.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
October 31, 2016

Wellness Coaches USA's No. 1 Tip

Austin Zuerlein and Gene McGuire of Wellness Coaches USA give their No. 1 piece of advice on keeping drivers healthy. Watch more of their interview during our May 18, noon EDT LiveOnWeb on Driver Health from A to Zzzzz at bit.ly/TT-LOW0518.

May 16, 2016

Celadon's Paul Will on Stephen Russell

Celadon Group Chairman and CEO Paul Will talks to Transport Topics' Neil Abt about the late founder of the company, Stephen Russell. See more of the Will interview during the May 18 LiveOnWeb at bit.ly/TT-LOW0518.

May 14, 2016
Government, Business, Safety

Federal Advisory Committees Seek Private-Sector Input on Improving Driver Health

Eric Miller/Transport Topics

Members of two federal advisory committees met this week to discuss ways the private medical sector can help commercial vehicle drivers improve their general state of poor health.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 22, 2015