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FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

FMCSA Doubles Random Drug-Testing Percentage for 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is doubling the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor vehicle drivers, from 25% to 50% percent, effective Jan. 1.

December 27, 2019

Vehicle Crashes Remain Leading Employee Death Cause

Vehicle Crashes Remain Leading Employee Death Cause

Motor vehicle crashes and falls remained the leading causes of preventable death on the job in 2018, as preventable and unintentional workplace deaths continue their rise in recent years, according to data from the U.S. Department of Labor.

December 24, 2019

Harness the Power of Driver Engagement

Harness the Power of Driver Engagement

If you are not actively engaging your drivers to help meet fleet objectives, you are managing the fleet with one hand tied behind your back. Most fleet programs focus on managing the asset versus managing the driver.

December 23, 2019

Tips for Safer Winter Driving

Tips for Safer Winter Driving

For commercial drivers, winter can sometimes pose dangerous and even deadly conditions. Fleet drivers can follow these eight strategies to remain safe behind the wheel when faced with snow, sleet and frigid temperatures.

December 19, 2019

Winter Driving Safety

Winter Driving Safety

Snowfall and other winter conditions can pose dangerous and even deadly results on roadways. The Michigan DOT has provided tips for managing this hazard.

December 19, 2019

GM Offers Sirius XM with 360L to 1M Drivers
Battling Distracted Driving

Battling Distracted Driving

Accident management is challenging, and with the growing adoption of smartphones and in-vehicle technology, one way to make a big difference is by changing driver behavior.

December 10, 2019

Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

Testing Positive for Marijuana: One Driver's Story

What happens to a commercial driver who tests positive for marijuana? A DOT-mandated return-to-duty process is the only hope they have of keeping their career. Here's one driver's first-person story.

December 5, 2019

Can Video Telematics Get Smarter?

Can Video Telematics Get Smarter?

When you add artificial intelligence and machine learning to the video telematics equation, the answer to whether video telematics can get "smarter" is “yes.”

December 4, 2019

No 'Soft Enforcement' for Dec. 17 ELD Deadline: CVSA

No 'Soft Enforcement' for Dec. 17 ELD Deadline: CVSA

Time is almost finally up: All motor carriers and truck drivers subject to the electronic logging device rule must use an electronic logging device starting on Dec. 17. Don't expect any "soft enforcement."

December 3, 2019

10 Night Driving Tips

10 Night Driving Tips

An estimated 90% of all driver decisions are based on what the driver can see. Yet at night, one's vision is compromised, which may account for the fact that approximately 40% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents occur at night.

December 3, 2019

Driving at Night

Driving at Night

After sunset, low visibility presents the greatest risk to driver safety. Here are several tips for dealing with the hazards of night driving.

December 3, 2019

Parking: Taming an Untapped Cost Center

Parking: Taming an Untapped Cost Center

Parking is one of the biggest and most expensive headaches for fleets. Find out how you can manage this unmanaged cost center to cut costs and improve productivity.

December 1, 2019

5 Tips for Driving at Dusk

5 Tips for Driving at Dusk

Dusk is one of the most dangerous times to drive because our eyes are adjusted to bright skies and pedestrians, cyclists, and objects in the road that can hide in the darker landscape.

November 27, 2019

El Paso Ranked Best U.S. City for Driving

El Paso Ranked Best U.S. City for Driving

New York City ranks as the 87th worst city for driving out of 100 cities worldwide, while El Paso, Texas, is the best, according to a new study.

November 26, 2019

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