What Motor Carriers Can Do To Prepare For Operation Safe Driver Week

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance campaign is set for July.  Here's how to make sure your drivers and staff are ready.   From July 12-18, 2020, ...

Do Employees Understand Your Business Acumen?

Business acumen is an in-depth understanding of how a company operates, what drives its business decisions, how it generates revenue, and how it is ...

ATA Issues Recommendations for Drivers in Areas of Unrest

This week, the American Trucking Associations (ATA), ATA Safety Management Council (SMC), and the ATA Transportation Security Council (TSC) provided ...

Understanding Roundabouts

Roundabouts can be dangerous for truck drivers, pedestrians, and the motoring public. Read the information below and ask yourself if there are ...

Understanding the Risk of Obesity

Obesity and being overweight are two common health risks facing truck drivers. Obesity means having too much body fat, while a person can be ...

Railroad Crossings

Side-impact collisions between a semi-truck and train can result in devastating losses. The key to preventing a crash is to be able to recognize the ...

Frequently Asked Questions About the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

By Larry Barton, Joe Morten & Son, Inc., Risk Management Specialist   The roll out of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Drug ...

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is A Game Changer

Technology is quickly catching up to the trucking industry, and the FMCSA’s new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is a game changer. On January 6, 2020, ...

Preventing Crashes With Stationary Objects

Hitting stationary objects are preventable crashes. The key to preventing such accidents is to recognize the hazards that can lead to a collision ...

U.S. Launches Paycheck Protection Program

To ease the burden of employers and employees of small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Congress has signed into law the ...