To quote Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” The same can be said for trucking, every day on the road is different. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, a truck carrying chips collides with a truck carrying beer to fulfill every snack lovers dreams!
Wed, Jan 04, 2017
2016 is a wrap! It was a challenging yet newsworthy year that, for many, won't be remembered fondly. In what’s sure to be another winding road ahead for the trucking industry, what will 2017 bring? Set some resolutions to put yourself in the driver’s seat and rock your year!
Thu, Dec 29, 2016
The trucking industry saw a huge year in 2016! Headlines were made as autonomous trucks inched toward reality (while delivering beer no less). The electronic logging device (ELD mandate) and its aftermath saw court challenges and confusion as we head into 2017.
Below, as determined by our BigRoad Blog readers, here are the top 10 most-read stories of 2016:
Thu, Dec 15, 2016
It's hard to believe that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was published one year ago tomorrow! Now you've got one year to make sure you're running in compliance with the new rules and regulations!
Fri, Oct 14, 2016
Earlier this week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule changing commercial driver’s license (CDL) regulations to make it easier for military service members to obtain jobs in the trucking industry.
Thu, Sep 08, 2016
There’s no stopping now! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week is being held from September 11 - 17, 2016. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you keep rolling!
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Missed our CSA and You: Getting Back to BASICs webcast last week? We've made the recording available so that you can watch it at a time that works for you! Feel free to share it with friends and other members of your fleet.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016
You can’t believe everything you hear...especially when it comes to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Here are the most common ELD myths we’ve heard...and whether they’re fact or fiction!
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
Driver coercion and harassment are still very common across the transportation industry. It's so much of an issue that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released the Prohibiting Coercion of Commercial Vehicle Drivers (Coercion Rule) in January 2016. Additionally, the ELD Final Rule includes anti-harassment measures to help protect drivers. Here's a breakdown of what coercion and harassment is and how technology can help you prevent it!