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Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Hours of Service, Level Playing Field, Turnover Is Costly

The March 11 edition of TTNews.com has a headline that reads “HOS Rules Continue to Hurt Drivers, Execs Say.”

April 7, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Truck Graphics, Middle Management

We enjoyed your great feature on members of the trucking industry who utilize graphics to promote their services, but thought we would be remiss if we did not take the opportunity to share the efforts Werner Enterprises has undertaken to recruit members of the armed forces to our team.

October 14, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Turnover, Too Many Movies

Over the past few decades, we’ve done ourselves a significant injustice in the trucking industry by not paying attention to the changes happening around us as they relate to recruiting drivers and owner-operators.

October 7, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Bill’s Target: Trucking, Rest Stop Risk

Raising liability minimums at this time is shortsighted, has nothing whatsoever to do with safety or fairness and should not be considered seriously. What we need today is tort reform, not escalation of corporate liability.

August 12, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: MAP-21, Brokering

The intent of the language in MAP-21 was to clarify that motor carriers need separate brokerage authority and the subsequent bonding requirement to legally broker freight.

August 5, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Truck Fatality Spike, Sen. Schumer & GPS

It seems that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is puzzled by the increase in deaths year over year.

March 25, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Electronic Logging

With electronic logging devices, the hours are what they are. Drivers either have the hours to run a dispatch or they do not. The pressure shifts from the driver having to be “creative” with the log, to the dispatcher being creative with finding a solution to getting the freight serviced.

June 18, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: CSA Program

It’s these smaller motor carriers that should be closely watched to ensure compliance. The big-box carriers are doing good work to ensure they are at the level of safety and compliance required for good CSA scores.

June 11, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Natural Gas, Safety Compliance

I propose a very simple solution: Whenever a driver has driven 10 hours and is within a two-hour drive of his terminal, that rule should be suspended.

May 28, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: EOBRs, Sunspots, Oil Demand

I would like to warn trucking executives about electronic onboard recorders and electromagnetic interference, or EMI.

April 16, 2012

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