Uber Freight wants to tap the collective experiences of truckers to rate shippers and their loading docks for how quickly drivers can get in and out.
Delays at loading docks, also known as detention time, are a sore point for truckers. Collectively, detention time robs U.S. truckers of an estimated $1.1 billion to $1.3 billion in income annually, according to an audit by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.
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Even if you have done a good job preparing your vehicles for winter, you still need to pay special attention to a few key items during the winter.
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Truckers Stand as One hopes to call attention to HOS reform, parking and other issues during a nationwide non-driving day in April.
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“Truckstops and their employees are uniquely positioned to recognize and help people.”
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As we head into the New Year, I am issuing a challenge to each and every truck driver to do what they can to improve the fuel economy of the trucks they drive.
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What rights to drivers have if you’re prescribed opioids or are a recovering drug addict?
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It’s rarely easy to be away from friends and family during Christmas or New Year’s, but there are things drivers can do to make the holidays more full of cheer.
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Today’s long-haul trucks are integrated with more sophisticated safety features than ever.
But there is a downside. As drivers adapt to this technology in their day-to-day driving, they may get too used to it.
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Truckers racing to beat the federal rule requiring a rest break after driving for eight hours could be contributing to increased fatal crashes involving big rigs, according to some in the industry. Deaths from large truck crashes reached their highest level in 29 years in 2017, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data.
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