Fleet Owner http://fleetowner.com/rss.xml en CVSA sets dates for Safe Driver enforcement blitz http://fleetowner.com/collision-prevention/cvsa-sets-dates-safe-driver-enforcement-blitz <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Law enforcement agencies throughout North America will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and educational outreach as part of the <a href="http://cvsa.org/program/programs/operation-safe-driver/" target="_blank">Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance&rsquo;s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week</a> Oct. 15-21, 2017. Throughout the week, enforcement personnel will identify and issue warnings and/or citations to commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and passenger-vehicle drivers exhibiting unsafe driving behaviors on our roadways.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/collision-prevention/cvsa-sets-dates-safe-driver-enforcement-blitz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/collision-prevention/cvsa-sets-dates-safe-driver-enforcement-blitz#comments Collision Prevention News Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:03:00 +0000 223131 at http://fleetowner.com ACT: Used Class 8 truck same dealer sales declined in June http://fleetowner.com/trucks/act-used-class-8-truck-same-dealer-sales-declined-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Class 8 same dealer used truck sales volumes slipped slightly in June, falling 3% month-over-month, according to the latest release of the <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/" target="_blank">State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks</a>, published by ACT Research.</p> <p>&ldquo;Channel analysis shows that both the auction and retail market segments saw declines, while the wholesale market improved,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, vice president at ACT Research. &ldquo;The decline was not totally unexpected, given the stronger than anticipated sales in May.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/trucks/act-used-class-8-truck-same-dealer-sales-declined-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/trucks/act-used-class-8-truck-same-dealer-sales-declined-june#comments Trucks News Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:12:00 +0000 223121 at http://fleetowner.com Duke Energy project tackles truck idling http://fleetowner.com/fuel/duke-energy-project-tackles-truck-idling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A total of 36 electric power outlets will help trucks at the Merchants Distributors, LLC (MDI) distribution center in Hickory cut costs and lower air emissions as part of a <a href="https://www.duke-energy.com/home" target="_blank">Duke Energy $320,000 electrification project</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/duke-energy-project-tackles-truck-idling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/duke-energy-project-tackles-truck-idling#comments Fuel Emissions News Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:04:00 +0000 223111 at http://fleetowner.com As part of Duke Energy's electrification project, trucks at the Merchants Distributors, LLC distribution center in Hickory, NC will be able to plug their refrigeration units into three dozen power outlets installed by Shorepower Technologies. Hot pursuit in an F-150 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/hot-pursuit-f-150 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The new 2018 model F-150 Police Responder is the first &ldquo;pursuit-rated&rdquo; police pickup truck built by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> Motor Co. It features a police-calibrated brake system, all-terrain tires, and 18-inch alloy wheel rims, with the OEM noting the truck is performance-rated for speeds up to 100 mph. (<em>Photos: Ford</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/hot-pursuit-f-150#comments Equipment News Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:21:00 +0000 223101 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: Ford Motor Co.</p> How mobile technology is making waves in trucking http://fleetowner.com/blog/how-mobile-technology-making-waves-trucking <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>In many ways it is still hard to fully grasp just how much change is occurring in the trucking business due to the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/uber-trucks-mobile-freight-revolution">ubiquity of mobile devices</a>: smart phones, tablet computers, you name it.</p> <p>Indeed, the rapid proliferation of different mobile applications or &ldquo;apps&rdquo; in the trucking space is changing everything from how fuel is purchased and routes are navigated to invoicing for freight shipments.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/how-mobile-technology-making-waves-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/how-mobile-technology-making-waves-trucking#comments Economics Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:26:00 +0000 223091 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: Arctechnia</p> NTSB: Speeding a major killer on U.S. roadways http://fleetowner.com/safety/ntsb-speeding-major-killer-us-roadways <div class="field-deck"> New study by the agency finds speeding leads to almost as many highway fatalities as drunk driving. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__link.email.dynect.net_link.php-3FDynEngagement-3Dtrue-26H-3D-252Bdu7sJaY23OO-252BqQ6mC2QqglzHYl8onDna9bYv0z8S-252B2c1yLWI1mxfooZDCY4-252FdAJGt1v9P6J-252Fn9Zqs9Rp6UYS0366Oirar0W1VerH4OJjFMw1CxPhOO54cMICskOpLp8-26G-3D0-26R-3Dhttps-253A-252F-252Fwww.ntsb.gov-252FPages-252Fdefault.aspx-26I-3D20170725231722.000000572b3e-2540mail6-2D59-2Dussnn1-26X-3DMHwxMDQ2NzU4OjU5NzdkMTdkM2RkNWY5MGY1ZjRmNjlmYzs-253D-26S-3DE-2D7AN51XEFW00N59YS3aiSXeUQFYLV9jP62dKt6ZsLs&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=OHaKSnTdA6RcjhH2OmIJ3thV4v7P5SrK</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/ntsb-speeding-major-killer-us-roadways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/ntsb-speeding-major-killer-us-roadways#comments News Safety Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:12:00 +0000 223081 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The agency said its main recommendation to the states&mdash;to remove barriers to the use of automated speed enforcement&mdash;is based on finding that it is an &ldquo;effective but underused&rdquo; countermeasure. (<em>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/Fleet Owner</em>)</p> Senate's transport appropriations bill includes $550 million for TIGER program http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senates-transport-appropriations-bill-includes-550-million-tiger-program <div class="field-deck"> Committee schedules Thursday hearing on fiscal 2018 legislation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A Senate subcommittee advanced a fiscal 2018 transportation appropriations bill that includes funding for the popular <a href="https://www.transportation.gov/tiger" target="_blank">TIGER</a> grant program, a departure from the House legislation and President Trump&rsquo;s budget request.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senates-transport-appropriations-bill-includes-550-million-tiger-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senates-transport-appropriations-bill-includes-550-million-tiger-program#comments News Regulations Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 223071 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A Senate subcommittee included $550 million for the TIGER program. The companion bill in the House does not included any grant funding for TIGER.&nbsp;<em>(File photo)</em></p> Gorilla Safety offers ELD in Spanish http://fleetowner.com/technology/gorilla-safety-offers-eld-spanish <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fleet management systems provide Gorilla Safety announced that its Electronic Logging Device (ELD) product is now available in Spanish.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/gorilla-safety-offers-eld-spanish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/gorilla-safety-offers-eld-spanish#comments News Technology Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:07:00 +0000 223061 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Gorilla Safety&#39;s ELD product is available as a standalone option or as part of a fleet management solutions suite.</p> Roady’s Truck Stops rolls out Mitchell 1 TruckSeries http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/roady-s-truck-stops-rolls-out-mitchell-1-truckseries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://mitchell1.com/" target="_blank">Mitchell 1</a> has announced <a href="http://roadys.com/" target="_blank">Roady&rsquo;s Truck Stops</a> will provide TruckSeries, an all-makes truck repair information software suite, to all Roady&rsquo;s member repair shops and service stations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/roady-s-truck-stops-rolls-out-mitchell-1-truckseries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/roady-s-truck-stops-rolls-out-mitchell-1-truckseries#comments Maintenance News Technology Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:38:00 +0000 223041 at http://fleetowner.com Chevin to drive fleet management in Wake County http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-drive-fleet-management-wake-county <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chevin Fleet Solutions announced Wake County has implemented its <a href="http://www.chevinfleet.com/" target="_blank">FleetWave solution</a> to manage a fleet of 1,300 assets, including about 200 pieces of equipment used by municipal departments.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-drive-fleet-management-wake-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-drive-fleet-management-wake-county#comments Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:32:00 +0000 223031 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s Travel Stops opens store in Mississippi http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-store-mississippi <div class="field-deck"> Love’s adds nearly 70 truck-parking spaces to U.S. Highway 49. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Additional parking spaces, showers and other services are now available to customers in a new area of Mississippi. <a href="https://www.loves.com/" target="_blank">Love&rsquo;s Travel Stops</a> opened a new location in Magee, MS. The store is located at U.S. Highway 49 and Goodwater Road.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-store-mississippi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-store-mississippi#comments Driver Management News Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:26:00 +0000 223021 at http://fleetowner.com GCR Tires & Service names new COO http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gcr-tires-service-names-new-coo <div class="field-deck"> Steve Hoeft to lead operations for more than 200 store locations in North America. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://www.gcrtires.com/index" target="_blank">GCR Tires &amp; Service</a> (GCR), a business of Bridgestone Americas Inc. providing commercial tires and service, announced Steve Hoeft will join the organization as chief operating officer. Hoeft will be based in Nashville, TN, and will lead the operations function of GCR, driving standardization, process improvement and systems leadership across more than 200 GCR store locations in North America.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gcr-tires-service-names-new-coo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gcr-tires-service-names-new-coo#comments Equipment News Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:20:00 +0000 223011 at http://fleetowner.com Speed limiter rule at a standstill – for now http://fleetowner.com/regulations/speed-limiter-rule-standstill-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The proposal requiring the installation of speed limiters on heavy trucks has come to a standstill &ndash; at least for now, according to an <a href="https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/eAgendaMain?operation=OPERATION_GET_AGENCY_RULE_LIST&amp;currentPub=true&amp;agencyCode=&amp;showStage=active&amp;agencyCd=2100&amp;Image58.x=34&amp;Image58.y=21&amp;Image58=Submit" target="_blank">updated agency rule list</a> released by the Office of Management and Budget.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/speed-limiter-rule-standstill-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/speed-limiter-rule-standstill-now#comments News Regulations Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:35:00 +0000 223001 at http://fleetowner.com Will a last-ditch move to delay the ELD mandate succeed? http://fleetowner.com/blog/will-last-ditch-move-delay-eld-mandate-succeed <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>The recent legislative effort to delay the impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate this December may actually be on firmer ground than many might expect for a simple reason: the agency in charge of overseeing the mandate, namely the <a href="http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/">Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration</a> (FMCSA), may not be ready to enforce it.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/will-last-ditch-move-delay-eld-mandate-succeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/will-last-ditch-move-delay-eld-mandate-succeed#comments News Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:25:00 +0000 222991 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: PeopleNet</p> Somewhere between traditional and Uber, new takes on urban transport http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/somewhere-between-traditional-and-uber-new-takes-urban-transport <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Uber-style ride-sharing has improved on the old taxi experience even as cities across the country are feverishly brainstorming ideas for public transit and alternative transportation. Some are betting it's still not enough, and there could be a sweet spot for other improvements similar to what happened with ride-sharing.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/somewhere-between-traditional-and-uber-new-takes-urban-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/somewhere-between-traditional-and-uber-new-takes-urban-transport#comments HD Pickup & Van News Technology Tue, 25 Jul 2017 02:37:00 +0000 222981 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Ford&#39;s Chariot shuttle van service, which recently launched in Seattle as a supplemental transit option targeting enterprise customers, is an example of Uber and Lyft-type conveniences and tech-friendliness being applied to familiar transit modes. (Ford Motor Co. photo)</p> 6x2 axles still deserve consideration http://fleetowner.com/fuel/6x2-axles-still-deserve-consideration <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you haven&rsquo;t at least considered the possibility of switching to 6x2 axles, now is a good time to take a look.</p> <p>Our recently updated <a href="http://truckingefficiency.org/operational-practices/6x2_axles" target="_blank">Confidence Report</a> confirms the 2.5% fuel economy savings we first predicted in our 2014 Confidence Report on 6x2s.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/6x2-axles-still-deserve-consideration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/6x2-axles-still-deserve-consideration#comments Fuel Equipment News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:12:00 +0000 222971 at http://fleetowner.com Accuride launches ProFinish steel wheel refinishing http://fleetowner.com/equipment/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Accuride Corporation announced the introduction of its <a href="http://www.accuridecorp.com/">ProFinish steel wheel refinishing service</a> for the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/accuride-launches-profinish-steel-wheel-refinishing#comments Equipment News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:07:00 +0000 222961 at http://fleetowner.com Actility launches vehicle tracking solution at Cisco Live http://fleetowner.com/technology/actility-launches-vehicle-tracking-solution-cisco-live <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Actility announced the availability of a vehicle tracking solution for the U.S. market. Combining Abeeway Master Tracker hardware with <a href="http://www.thingpark.com/en" target="_blank">Actility&rsquo;s ThingPark IoT software</a> platform and Cisco Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) gateways, the solution was demonstrated at Cisco Live in Las Vegas earlier this month.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/actility-launches-vehicle-tracking-solution-cisco-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/actility-launches-vehicle-tracking-solution-cisco-live#comments News Technology Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:54:00 +0000 222951 at http://fleetowner.com Geotab, Panasonic and Sumitomo join Auto-ISAC http://fleetowner.com/technology/geotab-panasonic-and-sumitomo-join-auto-isac <div class="field-deck"> Companies collaborate to advance cybersecurity of the connected vehicle. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) announced it welcomed Geotab, Panasonic and Sumitomo as original equipment supplier members. The Auto-ISAC was formed by automakers in August 2015 to establish a global information sharing community to promote vehicle cybersecurity.</p> <p>According to the organization, the inclusion of these companies exemplifies the Auto-ISAC&#39;s continued efforts to promote collaboration between Tier 1 suppliers and automobile manufacturers around vehicle cybersecurity.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/geotab-panasonic-and-sumitomo-join-auto-isac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/geotab-panasonic-and-sumitomo-join-auto-isac#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:49:00 +0000 222941 at http://fleetowner.com C.H. Robinson selects ONE20's F-ELD for contracted carriers http://fleetowner.com/technology/ch-robinson-selects-one20s-f-eld-contracted-carriers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>ONE20, a free membership <a href="http://www.one20.com/eld">community built for professional truck drivers</a>, has entered into an enterprise agreement with <a href="http://www.chrobinson.com/">C.H. Robinson</a> that provides global transportation services and third-party logistics.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/ch-robinson-selects-one20s-f-eld-contracted-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/ch-robinson-selects-one20s-f-eld-contracted-carriers#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:39:00 +0000 222931 at http://fleetowner.com Kicking up dust with Kenworth http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kicking-dust-kenworth <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">Kenworth</a></span> Truck Co. recently invited journalists to test drive five of its vocational trucks in Snoqualmie, WA, at the site of one of the most prestigious professional rally schools in the U.S.: a place known as &quot;DirtFish&quot; that is situated roughly 26 miles from Kenworth&rsquo;s headquarters in Kirkland, WA. A century ago, it was the site of the Snoqualmie Lumber Co., later renamed Weyerhaeuser. (<em>Photos: Neil Abt/Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kicking-dust-kenworth#comments Equipment News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:15:00 +0000 222921 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo: Neil Abt/Fleet Owner</p> Kenworth touts strength of vocational truck market http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-touts-strength-vocational-truck-market <div class="field-deck"> Orders for new T880S are strong, company says </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>KIRKLAND, WA. The vocational truck market was a bright spot during the first half of 2017, and is expected to remain strong, according to executives of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">Kenworth</a></span> Truck Co.</p> <p>Mike Dozer, Kenworth&rsquo;s general manager, said positive economic reports on gross domestic product, consumer confidence, housing starts, and construction spending are in &ldquo;good alignment with what we are seeing &hellip; within the industry, and certainly in the vocational segment.&rdquo;</p> <p>Dozier spoke at a July 21 event showcasing Kenworth&rsquo;s dump trucks and mixers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-touts-strength-vocational-truck-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kenworth-touts-strength-vocational-truck-market#comments Equipment News Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:16:00 +0000 222911 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Several of Kenworth&#39;s vocational models head out for test drives on July 21 at DirtFish Rally School in Snoqualmie, WA. <em>(Photo: Neil Abt/Fleet Owner)</em></p> Brake problems persist, deal with yours before the next safety blitz http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/brake-problems-persist-deal-yours-next-safety-blitz <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The good news is that Brake Safety Day, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration&rsquo;s unannounced inspection, which took place on May 3, 2017, found that 79% of the vehicles inspected had no major vehicle violations.</p> <p>During the blitz more than 9,500 inspection were conducted &mdash; 8,140 in the U.S. and 1,384 in Canada.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/brake-problems-persist-deal-yours-next-safety-blitz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/brake-problems-persist-deal-yours-next-safety-blitz#comments Equipment Maintenance News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:21:00 +0000 222901 at http://fleetowner.com Eight ways to get the most out of warranties http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/eight-ways-get-most-out-warranties <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>You might think it&rsquo;s easy to recover every warranty dollar you&rsquo;re entitled to, but the reality is, warranties can be more complicated than they seem at first glance.</p> <p>Building strong relationships with your suppliers is a good idea for a variety of reasons, but especially when it comes to the assistance they can provide when it comes to warranty coverage.</p> <p>Here are some other actions you can take to ensure that you get all the warranty you are entitled to.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/eight-ways-get-most-out-warranties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/eight-ways-get-most-out-warranties#comments Equipment Maintenance News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:09:00 +0000 222891 at http://fleetowner.com DAT: Spot truckload freight market settles in after holiday rush http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-spot-truckload-freight-market-settles-after-holiday-rush <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The spot truckload freight market returned to pre-holiday activity levels during the week ending July 15 as the number of posted loads increased 35% and truck posts added 28%, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-spot-truckload-freight-market-settles-after-holiday-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/dat-spot-truckload-freight-market-settles-after-holiday-rush#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:14:00 +0000 222881 at http://fleetowner.com Havis releases ELD mandate guide http://fleetowner.com/regulations/havis-releases-eld-mandate-guide <div class="field-deck"> New whitepaper to plan total mobility solution is available online for free download </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.havis.com/" target="_blank">Havis</a> has released a new whitepaper to help fleet managers strategically plan their implementation of the new Electronic Logging Device&nbsp;(ELD) mandate.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/havis-releases-eld-mandate-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/havis-releases-eld-mandate-guide#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:02:00 +0000 222871 at http://fleetowner.com Doft integrates with PostEverywhere to simplify freight posting http://fleetowner.com/technology/doft-integrates-posteverywhere-simplify-freight-posting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Silicon Valley <a href="https://doft.com/" target="_blank">truck-sharing startup Doft</a> (do freight transportation) announced it is integrating with online <a href="http://www.posteverywhere.com/" target="_blank">load-posting platform PostEverywhere</a>. &ldquo;This new integration will now give customers of both companies a more simplified freight posting process, improving the lives of truckers and shippers and pushing the entire trucking industry to new heights,&rdquo; the company explained.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/doft-integrates-posteverywhere-simplify-freight-posting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/doft-integrates-posteverywhere-simplify-freight-posting#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:51:00 +0000 222861 at http://fleetowner.com Sleek Fleet solution to connect truck drivers with shippers http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/sleek-fleet-solution-connect-truck-drivers-shippers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sleek Fleet announced the official launch of its web- and mobile-enabled freight marketplace solution designed to directly connect owner operators with loads from shippers.</p> <p>Sleek Fleet explained it maintains a database of verified drivers, with full driving histories, insurance information and more, and handles all transactions, paying drivers within four hours of proper paperwork submission.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/sleek-fleet-solution-connect-truck-drivers-shippers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/sleek-fleet-solution-connect-truck-drivers-shippers#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:42:00 +0000 222851 at http://fleetowner.com A high-end bedbugger and the Buddhist view of attachment http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/high-end-bedbugger-and-buddhist-view-attachment <div class="field-deck"> Trucker Finn Murphy discusses life on the road, the job, and where this country is headed in his recently published trucking memoir. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s difficult to decide what&#39;s more impressive about trucker Finn Murphy &ndash; that he&#39;s figured out how to make five to seven times more than the average truck driver or that he&#39;s just published a book with a major book company about his driving career and received laudatory attention ranging from the <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/31/books/review-long-haul-trucker-memoir-finn-murphy.html" target="_blank">New York Times</a> to the literary magazine <a href="https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2017/06/02/staff-picks-twang-texture-truck-drivers/" target="_blank"></a></p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/high-end-bedbugger-and-buddhist-view-attachment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/high-end-bedbugger-and-buddhist-view-attachment#comments Fleet Management Driver Management News Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:01:00 +0000 222841 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Trucker Finn Murphy just published a book with a major book company about his driving career. <em>The Long Haul: A Trucker&#39;s Tales of Life on the Road</em>&nbsp;is a trucking memoir that goes beyond the interstates.</p> Video-Based Safety: Facts, Stats and Impact (whitepaper) http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/video-based-safety-facts-stats-and-impact-whitepaper <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Every mile on the road exposes fleets, vehicles and drivers to the risk of having a collision. Preventing collisions caused by drivers is challenging because driver-related risk factors</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/video-based-safety-facts-stats-and-impact-whitepaper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/video-based-safety-facts-stats-and-impact-whitepaper#comments Fleet Management Industry Perspectives Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:01:00 +0000 222831 at http://fleetowner.com