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CVSA’s Brake Safety Week Coming in September

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week takes place on September 16 -22, 2018. During the week-long blitz, the CVSA will deploy extra personnel on roads across North America to identify and remove any Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) with faulty brake systems.   Brake Safety Week aims

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Improving Fleet Fuel Economy: Smarter Steps for Getting Drivers On Board (New e-Book!)

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Most fleet owners agree that fuel economy is a top priority. While monthly fuel bills can vary wildly depending on worldwide fuel costs, there is one constant that can make a big impression: driver behavior.   According to a study by the FMCSA, “driver behavior is

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Distracted Driving a Growing Concern for UK and Irish Fleets (New e-Book)

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Distracted driving is something that affects every single user of UK and Irish roads and many fleets are looking for answers. Increasingly, research shows that drivers trying to multi-task run a higher risk of road accidents. Distraction can be particularly dangerous for truck drivers, where reaction

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Fleet Safety Update: Get Ready for Operation Safe Driver Week

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week takes place July 15-21, 2018. The aim of the weeklong operation is to lower the number of road deaths caused by poor driver behavior like distracted driving, speeding or driving without

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Hours-of-Service Under the Microscope for International Roadcheck 2018

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Fleets and drivers in North America will need to buckle up in early June as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual International Roadcheck 2018 takes place from June 5 – 7. The main focus this year is on Hours-of-Service

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Moving from AOBRDs to ELDs: The Guide for Carriers and Drivers

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December 16, 2019 may feel like a long way away, but for truck carriers and drivers using existing AOBRDs to comply with the ELD mandate,  time will surely fly by. On that date, the final phase of the ELD Mandate

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Telematics Helping Private Fleets Tackle Industry Challenges: 5 Hot Topics Ahead of NPTC 2018

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Driver turnover of more than 80% at some for-hire fleets? 22% increases in spot rates in the last year? It’s a good time for corporations to own a private truck fleet. A huge competitive advantage in the current market, private

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ELD Mandate Update: FMCSA Announces ELD Violation Severity Weights

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced the violation severity weights that apply to CSA scores as a result of ELD violations. The figures show the exact score that will impact carrier safety scores in the Safety Measurement

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Tachograph Rules: What European Drivers and Hauliers Need to Know

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“How long can drivers legally work in a day?” “What vehicles require a tachograph?” “What are tachograph regulations? What are tacho breaks?” These are just some of the Google search terms used around tacho and tachographs. It shows that while

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ELD Hard Deadline Kicks in April 1

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April 1, 2018 is a date that has been on the minds of truck drivers and carriers across North America. It’s the day that the ELD ‘hard deadline’ is due to kick in.   The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate says

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