Fleet safety managers often face problems unique to their fleets; however, there are some unavoidable problems that every fleet faces at some point. Effective coaching strategies and best practices are the keys to tackling these issues head-on before they escalate.October 2, 2019
WASHINGTON — The wages earned by truck drivers are too low, forcing them to work long hours, according to a report presented to trucking industry researchers at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board here.January 11, 2018
Truck drivers employed by the world’s biggest mining company are wearing baseball caps and hard helmets with sensors mounted inside to track their brain waves so they can get early warnings of fatigue and cut accidents.
While there is some evidence that truck driver fatigue can increase crash risk, questions remain about effective ways to minimize that risk, according to a new research report from an expert study panel of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
The American Transportation Research Institute said Wednesday it has launched a commercial driver fatigue management website.July 10, 2013
Trucker and shipper organizations unanimously told federal regulators last week that four new driver-fatigue studies introduced into the public record last month are flawed and do not support changes called for in a proposed federal hours-of-service rule.June 13, 2011
Government and industry should shift their driver-safety focus away from regulation and toward more supportive measures, speakers at a National Transportation Safety Board forum said last week.May 16, 2011
Alert to safety issues surrounding driver fatigue and sleep apnea, trucking associations across the country are partnering with, endorsing or seeking vendors to provide their member fleets with testing, training and treatment programs on sleep apnea.December 20, 2010