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Thoughts on FMCSA’s ‘Young Driver’ Proposal from Around the Industry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) sure riled some feathers when it announced a proposal to expand its current three-year pilot program that allows 18-20-year-old drivers with a military CDL to drive interstate. The expansion would allow non-military drivers in the same age group the opportunity to commercially drive interstate. The reaction to this…

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Driver Retention, News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Is the Driver Shortage Real?

Is the Driver Shortage Real? According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the driver shortage the trucking industry is facing could all be a myth. Yes, you just read that right. That’s an ‘about face’ from many industry reports saying that the industry is facing a serious driver shortage problem. So, is what we’re reading…

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Inspections, Newsletter, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Etiquette, Trucking Industry

International Roadcheck 2019

Do you have the right look? Roadcheck 2019 is June 4 – 6, be sure to have the look the officers want to see. Tidy and clean is a sign of an organized driver at roadside inspections. Know more of what officers are looking for in part four of Fleetowner.com’s article of Roadcheck International 2019…

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Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Living Large on the Road

Live Like a King: Life in a Big Sleeper If you’re wondering what it’s like inside one of those massive, RV-like sleeper units you occasionally pass on the road, they’re exactly what you might imagine. It’s like stepping into a mobile apartment. With most of these specialty sleeper units ranging from 97-180 inches, owners have…

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Inspections, News, Safety, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

Are you ready for CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck?

In case you missed it, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced it will be conducting its annual International Roadcheck June 4-6 throughout North America. We can hear the groans from here. But, take heart, if this annual checkup makes you sweat a little bit, you still have some time to make adjustments to your…

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Driver Retention, News, Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Trucking Technologies, Connected Trucking, ELDs and more.

Drivewyze’s VP of Government Experience, Brian Mofford, attended the Alberta Motor Association Leadership Conference and AGM last weekend in Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada. Brian was part of a panel called “technology in the workplace” – which addressed the latest in trucking technologies, connected trucking, ELDs and more.  Members of the panel offered some great insight about…

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News, Newsletter, Truck Drivers, Trucking Etiquette, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Get the most out of your Internet access on the road

Are you connected to the wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)? The better question is, who isn’t? The days of having to plug your computer into an ethernet cord are long gone. Through Wi-Fi, roaming data, and mobile hotspots you can check up on email, watch movies, browse the Internet, and check social media essentially anywhere, anytime. But,…

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Truck Drivers, Trucking Industry

On The Road – Top Scenic North American Highways

It seems like a long time coming, but spring is finally here. Now that the snow is melting and the sun is making its way out, we took a look at some of the most scenic highways in North America. By no means is our list in any particular order, and of course, there are…

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Inspections, Trucking Industry, Trucking Tech

Can You Make the Grade When it Comes to ELDs and HOS?

By Sara Steele, Director of Compliance, Drivewyze There’s a lot of misinformation out there when it comes to ELDs and HOS. From new guidance coming from FMCSA and changing regulations, to the average Joe with internet access calling themselves an expert, it’s easy to be confused. Let’s test your knowledge and see if you can…

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