US truck driver turnover takes unexpected dip in fourth quarter
ARLINGTON, Va. -- After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets unexpectedly dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88%, according to American Trucking Associations’ chief...
CTHRC secures funding to develop occupational standards for non-driving trucking industry jobs
OTTAWA, Ont. -- The Canadian Trucking Human Resources Council (CTHRC) announced it has received funding for a new project that will define skills needed for non-driving occupations in the trucking industry.
Motor Carrier Service, Inc. and Paramount Freight Systems named overall winners of 2012 Best Fleets to Drive For
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- This morning, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and its partner CarriersEdge named the overall winners of the fourth annual Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest.
OBAC calls for moratorium on yearly road tests for senior A/Z drivers
OTTAWA, Ont. -- The Owner-Operator's Business Association of Canada (OBAC) says it is pleased Ontario Transport Minister Bob Chiarelli is seemingly willing to put an end to the discriminatory licensing requirements for senior commercial drivers.
Turnover rate for truckload drivers rises for fourth straight quarter: ATA
ARLINGTON, Va. -- The turnover rate for truckload drivers at large fleets rose to 89% in the third quarter, the fourth straight quarterly increase, according to the American Trucking Associations. The large fleet truckload turnover rate is an...
TSQ: Why is it so difficult to attract younger drivers to trucking?
MILTON, Ont. - When posed with the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" most young children tend to stick to a fairly conventional list of occupations. Doctors, astronauts, fire fighters and athletes tend to dominate, but...
Behaviour-based safety management is ‘old school,’ Schneider exec says
DALLAS, Texas -- Fleet safety programs that focus on driver behaviour are ineffective, as it's an individual's beliefs that drive their behaviour and in some cases those beliefs must be reshaped before any meaningful outcome is achieved.