Trucker News

Healthy Drivers are Happy Drivers

Better Choices Health Initiative Implemented at the “Elite” FleetIRVING, Texas – “By the very nature of our industry truck drivers tend to lead a sedentary lifestyle. ... Read More »

Proposal to Require Speed Limiter Receives Approval

After years of petition and months of review, the proposal to require speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks has finally been approved by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget ... Read More »

Driver Detention: How Do We Fix It?

By Matt Sullivan, Marketing, DAT Solutions If you feel like you’re wasting too many hours at the docks, you’re not alone. DAT surveyed 257 carriers and owner-operators, and ... Read More »

63% of Drivers Are Detained More Than 3 Hours per Stop

By Matt Sullivan, Marketing, DAT Solutions Most drivers spend 3 to 4 hours waiting to get loaded or unloaded, according to a DAT survey of 257 carriers and owner-operators. Of the carriers s ... Read More »

“Detention is Killing Us” Say Carriers

By Pat Pitz, Marketing, DAT Solutions "Detention is killing us." That pretty much sums up how carriers feel about driver detention, as related in a recent DAT survey of 257 carriers and 50 f ... Read More »


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