What you need to know about the Stop Underrides Act

In addition to the ELD Mandate, there are other legislative actions affecting our industry, including the Stop Underrides Act. The Stop Underrides Acct was presented to lawmakers in Washington D.C. in December 2017 in an effort to prevent deadly underride crashes, which occur when a car slides under the body of a tractor-trailer during an accident. A car’s safety features are not able to protect passengers when these accidents happen because most of the car slides under the trailer. The impact on the trucking industry underride crashes is significant as it relates to both driver safety risks and crash damage to trucks and cargo. Read more

How to Retain Talent for Your Organization

With unemployment at a record low, it truly is a buyer’s market. Because of this, employers’ focus should be on retaining the quality employees they already have rather than searching for new ones. Desperate organizations will begin to offer not only more money, but also better incentives to attract high-quality employees. So, the question is, how do you keep your best employees with your company and prevent them from looking for better opportunities elsewhere? Read more

ELD Mandate Update

Driver shortages are only one of the roadblocks or disruptors affecting our industry. The ELD Mandate means the change-averse amongst us are in for wake-up call. Many believe the Electric Logging Device Mandate is a benefit to drivers, carrier and the public. The rule requires commercial truck drivers to record their hours of service electronically. Since its effective date in December 2017, the mandate has received mixed reviews. Read more