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Logistics have become a critical competitive advantage for businesses. Mobile technology allows companies to create efficient routes, monitor driver performance, and allows companies to increase the number of deliveries they can make in a day. With cloud-based route planning, businesses can take their logistics to the next level with unprecedented customer service and economies of […]

A new study recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that commercial trucks were involved in over 400,000 crashes that resulted in over 4,000 deaths and 116,000 injuries in 2015. This represents a 4 percent increase over the previous year. However, adding automated safety technologies has the potential to prevent more than […]

Commercial motor vehicles are prone to run into overhead obstructions. Most professional drivers have had at least one incident where overhead obstructions were an issue. Here are 6 tips to help professional truck drivers avoid destructive situations related to height, overhead clearances and obstructions. Avoid trees and buildings Overhanging tree branches and building soffit areas […]

What does the future hold for humans if technology takes over the job of driving commercial freight trucks? Currently, autonomous driving technology requires a remote human driver. This remote work may be all that’s left for human drivers if robots take the wheel. As this technology unfolds, it’s going to be extraordinarily disruptive. Self-driving vehicles […]

Most commercial drivers today are well aware that distracted driving can lead to a traffic accident, which can cause higher insurance costs as well as vehicle repair, replacement, bodily injury and even death. But many commercial operators forget the potential of high collateral costs that can be associated with distracted driving, such as fines, penalties […]

Cyber threats constantly evolve to stay ahead of security measures. Many businesses are beefing up their cybersecurity to try to combat this issue, but the trucking industry is not keeping pace. Data breaches open trucking companies up to numerous liability risks. The most prominent is the risk of a client suing the company due to […]

The leading cause of workplace fatalities in the U.S. are due to transportation-related accidents. In a report released December 16, 2016 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the total number of workplace fatalities reported in 2015 was 4,836. Of those, 2,054 – or 42 percent – were related to transportation incidences. Falls, trips or […]

There is a growing threat to transportation cargo security, including fleet trucking cargo. Cyber hackers attack shippers and carriers at multiple access points across the supply chain. These online thieves are able to use information technology to commit cybercrime and fraudulently steal loads. Sometimes the thieves hitch their tractor to a loaded trailer; other times […]

It’s easy to underestimate the hazards involved when refueling a diesel truck or other piece of equipment. Personal injury or property damage can occur during fueling operations. Careless refueling can cause burns, fires or explosions. Diesel is a hazardous substance that has the potential for leaks and spills. It is important to exercise environmental precautions […]

Cargo theft is an extensive and growing problem that affects consumers and businesses alike. Cargo theft poses a real threat to our country’s economy and national security. The FBI estimates that the annual cost of cargo theft is between $15 – $30 billion in the United States. Cargo thieves are sophisticated, organized and often trained […]