Driver Management Resource Center http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/33011/more en Goodyear announces Highway Hero finalists http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists <div class="field-deck"> Three drivers who stepped in to save the lives of fellow motorists will be honored at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A truck driver stops to rescue an unconscious motorist from a flipped-over minivan; another races to save a mother and her three children trapped in an upside-down car sinking in a creek bed; a third hops aboard an out-of-control dump truck to aid its incapacitated operator.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:52:00 +0000 212031 at http://fleetowner.com GPS Insight launches ELD solution http://fleetowner.com/technology/gps-insight-launches-eld-solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>GPS Insight announced the launch of its new <a href="http://www.gpsinsight.com/hours-of-service" target="_blank">Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution</a>. &ldquo;The GPS Insight Hours of Service Solution comes to the market with a unique feature set that will streamline fleet management and ensure FMCSA compliance,&rdquo; the company noted.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/gps-insight-launches-eld-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/gps-insight-launches-eld-solution#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:45:00 +0000 211861 at http://fleetowner.com Study: Millennial drivers exhibit dangerous behaviors http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/study-millennial-drivers-exhibit-dangerous-behaviors <div class="field-deck"> Group says 88% of young millennials engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days, earning the top spot of worst behaved U.S. drivers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A new report by the <a href="https://www.aaafoundation.org/">AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety</a> finds that &ldquo;young millennials&rdquo; are some of the most dangerous motor vehicle drivers on the road today, engaging in a range of unsafe behaviors &ndash; including texting while driving, red-light running and speeding &ndash; that is increasing their crash risk.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/study-millennial-drivers-exhibit-dangerous-behaviors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/study-millennial-drivers-exhibit-dangerous-behaviors#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Safety Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:54:00 +0000 211851 at http://fleetowner.com <p>In terms of texting while driving, those aged 19 to 24 were 1.6 times as likely as all drivers to report having read a text message or e-mail while driving in the last 30 days; some 66.1% vs. 40.2%, AAA found.</p> CX North America releases app for commercial drivers http://fleetowner.com/technology/cx-north-america-releases-app-commercial-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>CX North America Information Services Inc. (CX North America) announced the launch of its next-generation mobile app for drivers. The <a href="http://cxnamerica.com" target="_blank">CX North America Mobile App</a> provides real-time information exchange and tracking within the context of specific freight shipments, offering drivers, fleet managers, brokers and customers the most up-to-date information possible.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/cx-north-america-releases-app-commercial-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/cx-north-america-releases-app-commercial-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:06:00 +0000 211721 at http://fleetowner.com National Carriers recognizes safe drivers http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-safe-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.nationalcarriers.com"><img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2016/06/16/National%20Carriers%20Steve%20Dixon_0.jpg" style="width: 225px; height: 175px; margin: 10px; float: right;" title="Stephen Dixon " />National Carriers, Inc.</a> announced it has recognized the following professional drivers for accident free driving.</p> <p>Stephen Dixon of Dallas, TX and Kenneth Covington of Johnson City, TN, were recognized for driving one million miles at NCI without an accident. Both men operate trucks within the refrigerated division.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-safe-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-safe-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:27:00 +0000 211701 at http://fleetowner.com Training to escape trucks when trapped underwater http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/training-escape-trucks-when-trapped-underwater <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>It’s one of the more frightening situations truck drivers must contemplate: being trapped in one’s truck when the vehicle falls off a bridge and starts sinking in the cold, dark waters below. This very scenario occurred to truck driver Joseph Chen as he crossed over Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/training-escape-trucks-when-trapped-underwater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/training-escape-trucks-when-trapped-underwater#comments Driver Management Resource Center Equipment News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:25:00 +0000 211691 at http://fleetowner.com Driving Trucks on Hell's Highway http://fleetowner.com/video/driving-trucks-hells-highway <div class="node-body video-body"><div></div><p>They called it serving on &ldquo;Hell&rsquo;s Highway&rdquo; in Iraq; snaking long armed convoys of resupply trucks through areas prone to ambushes on roads often booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices or &ldquo;IEDs.&rdquo; In this video, two U.S. Airmen recall their service on &ldquo;Hell&rsquo;s Highway&rdquo; and recount the harrowing November day when they both should have been killed in an IED attack, yet survived to tell their story. (<em>Video courtesy of the U.S. Air Force</em>)</p> </div> http://fleetowner.com/video/driving-trucks-hells-highway#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Video Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:18:00 +0000 211341 at http://fleetowner.com MuHu platform focuses on fleet safety http://fleetowner.com/technology/muhu-platform-focuses-fleet-safety <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MuHu Inc. announced the launch of MuHu, a mobile app and platform as a service (PaaS) that delivers dual live streaming, on-demand video, and unsafe driving alerts directly to the cloud.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/muhu-platform-focuses-fleet-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/muhu-platform-focuses-fleet-safety#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:41:00 +0000 211201 at http://fleetowner.com ATRI updates online idling regulations http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/atri-updates-online-idling-regulations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) continues to <a href="http://www.atri-online.org" target="_blank">update and maintain a listing of state and local idling regulations</a> on its website.&nbsp; The listing is provided in two forms, an online compendium which provides detailed information and links to each of the 60 state and local regulations which have been identified; and a cab card which provides a consolidated listing of the state and local limits.&nbsp; The cab card is designed to be downloaded and carried in the glove box of a truck.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/atri-updates-online-idling-regulations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/atri-updates-online-idling-regulations#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Regulations Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 211171 at http://fleetowner.com More medical conditions mean more crashes: Driver study http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/more-medical-conditions-mean-more-crashes-driver-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Drivers with several health issues, such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure, are more likely to be involved in a crash than truckers with only one condition.</p> <p>While this conclusion may seem obvious, the numbers are striking. Of about 38,000 drivers whose medical and crash records were studied, those with three or more ailments had a crash frequency of 93 incidents per million miles compared to 29 per million miles for all drivers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/more-medical-conditions-mean-more-crashes-driver-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/more-medical-conditions-mean-more-crashes-driver-study#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Safety Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:25:00 +0000 210941 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Drivers with several health issues are more likely to be involved in a crash than truckers with only one condition, according to research titled Multiple Conditions Increase Preventable Crash Risks Among Drivers in a Cohort Study.</p> Thinkstock