Injury, Illness Prevention
Freightliner muscling into driver wellness with handy in-cab exercise system
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Making the case that driver fitness needs to be viewed as part of the total cost of operation for a trucking fleet because healthy drivers tend to make for happier and more productive employees, Freightliner Trucks today...
Volvo Trucks offering Bose, Sears seats as factory-installed options
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Volvo Trucks has announced that the Bose Ride seat suspension system is now available for order as a factory-installed option on its VNM and VNL highway tractors. Officials say Volvo is the first North American truck...
New US food safety regs will impact Canadian food haulers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The impending US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will have major implications for Canadian refrigerated trucking companies that haul in or out of the US, as well as Canadian food companies that export product there.
Electronic logging, sleep apnea screening requirements still on US lawmakers’ radar
SEATTLE, Wash. -- It could be 2015 or 2016 before the US mandates the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to track hours-of-service, according to former FMCSA administrator and current principal of TransSafe Consulting, Annette Sandberg.
B.C. container fleet rolls out red carpet for truck inspectors
DELTA, B.C. - Freight idled on the roadside while the powers-that-be poke around your equipment may not be the trucking equivalent of a colonoscopy, but – whether they’re a royal pain or a minor irritation – they still throw a...