What You Need to Know About New Driver Training Regulations

HOW WILL MOTOR CARRIERS BE AFFECTED BY THE NEW ENTRY-LEVEL DRIVER TRAINING (ELDT) REGULATIONS? The new ELDT rule goes into effect on Feb. 7, 2022, ...

Safety Road Map: Loss Prevention Tools

Vehicle crashes pose the greatest risk to your company. From a simple fender-bender backing into a dock to a critical crash involving serious ...

Wear Proper Footwear To Prevent Injuries

Wearing protective footwear while working around the truck can help prevent injuries. From avoiding slips, trips, and falls to protecting against ...

Protecting Drivers From Theft While on the Road

Equipment and cargo thefts are constant risks for motor carriers. Thieves are always on the prowl, looking for easy targets. Read the information ...

Maintenance of Driver Qualification Files

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations (FMCSR) require a motor carrier to maintain a driver qualification file for each driver it employs. Part ...

Targeting Your Safety Efforts Through An Annual Calendar

At Joe Morten & Son, we believe an investment in year-round safety practices is a sound one that will yield future returns. Based on typical ...

Give Safety Leaders A Seat at the Table

One mistake any person in a leadership role can make is to ignore or fail to realize the value each department brings to the organization. This can ...

How Can I Improve Driver Retention

Great question! Unfortunately, there’s not a magic pill to resolve this issue, but motor carriers would be wise to consider retention solutions from ...

Safety Road Map: Tools to Help You Embrace Compliance

Successful motor carriers who are subject to federal safety regulations embrace compliance as part of their overall risk management strategy. Failure ...

The Financial Impact of Trucking Accidents

Measuring the financial impact of a loss cannot be underestimated by motor carriers, especially those with narrow profit margins. Typically in the ...