Driver Management Resource Center http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/33011/more en Drivewyze debuts bypass service at Ohio weigh stations http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ohio now offers <a href="http://www.drivewyze.com" target="_blank">Drivewyze weigh station bypass service</a> at two busy permanent weigh station locations on U.S. Interstates 70 and 71.</p> <p>&ldquo;The delivery of the bypass service in Ohio is an important step forward in the continued expansion of North America&rsquo;s largest bypass service network,&rdquo; said Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/drivewyze-debuts-bypass-service-ohio-weigh-stations#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:10:00 +0000 209581 at http://fleetowner.com ATA announces 2017-2018 America’s Road Team http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ata-announces-2017-2018-america-s-road-team <div class="field-deck"> Professional truck drivers named to industry’s team of ambassadors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>American Trucking Assns. named 20 professional drivers to the <a href="http://www.americasroadteam.com/">2017-2018 America&rsquo;s Road Team</a>, an elite group of professionals who serve as trucking industry ambassadors.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ata-announces-2017-2018-america-s-road-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/ata-announces-2017-2018-america-s-road-team#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:32:00 +0000 209421 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking jobs total hits all-time high to close 2016 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-jobs-total-hits-all-time-high-close-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After six consecutive months of improvement, the number of trucking jobs closed out 2016 with a new record high total, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor report issued Friday.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-jobs-total-hits-all-time-high-close-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-jobs-total-hits-all-time-high-close-2016#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:07:00 +0000 209101 at http://fleetowner.com CAT Scale celebrates 40 years of weighing http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/cat-scale-celebrates-40-years-weighing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s been <a href="https://catscale.com/about/40th-anniversary/" target="_blank">40 years since CAT Scale</a> installed its first scale in South Holland, IL. &ldquo;For CAT Scale Company, it&rsquo;s been 40 years of striving to provide professional drivers with the most accurate weights possible,&rdquo; the company said.</p> <p>Founded by truckstop entrepreneur, Bill Moon, CAT Scale Company noted it introduced the first totally automated, full-length platform scale.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/cat-scale-celebrates-40-years-weighing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/cat-scale-celebrates-40-years-weighing#comments Driver Management Resource Center Equipment News Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:23:00 +0000 208831 at http://fleetowner.com Bestpass surpasses $450M in 2016 toll volume http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/bestpass-surpasses-450m-2016-toll-volume <div class="field-deck"> Company said it ends year with coverage of 100% of major U.S. toll roads, more than 3,700 customers and more than 295,000 transponders on the road </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Bestpass, a company that provides single-source payment and streamlined <a href="http://www.bestpass.com/" target="_blank">toll management services to commercial fleets</a>, announced it reached several milestones in 2016, including expanding toll coverage to include Oklahoma and completing the first truly national tolling solution for commercial fleets; hiring 13 new employees; and adding more than 1,000 new accounts and more than 100,000 new active transponders.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/bestpass-surpasses-450m-2016-toll-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/bestpass-surpasses-450m-2016-toll-volume#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:20:00 +0000 208741 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA removes medical examiner from National Registry http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/fmcsa-removes-medical-examiner-national-registry <div class="field-deck"> USDOT/FMCSA to revoke all certificates issued by Dr. Anthony Lefteris to commercial motor vehicle operators within the past two years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>On Dec. 1, 2016, a criminal complaint in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, was issued against Anthony Lefteris, Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners of Atlanta, GA. According to the agency, Lefteris was charged with making false statements and making a false entry in U.S. Department of Transportation&rsquo;s Records with the Intent to Impede and Influence the Proper Administration of the U.S. Dept. of Transportation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/fmcsa-removes-medical-examiner-national-registry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/fmcsa-removes-medical-examiner-national-registry#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:35:00 +0000 208681 at http://fleetowner.com Toll collection on Ohio River Bridges Project begins http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/toll-collection-ohio-river-bridges-project-begins <div class="field-deck"> New bridges offer new routes for truckers traveling the Midwest </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The all new <a href="http://www.RiverLink.com" target="_blank">electronic tolling on the Ohio River Bridges</a> connecting Louisville and Southern Indiana began on Dec. 30, 2016. This new routing option through the Midwest for truckers links up multiple routes between Kentucky and Southern Indiana.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/toll-collection-ohio-river-bridges-project-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/toll-collection-ohio-river-bridges-project-begins#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 13:59:00 +0000 208651 at http://fleetowner.com Truck stops aim to be all-in-one service providers http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-stops-aim-be-all-one-service-providers <div class="field-deck"> Convenience is the watchword among truck stops today, with fuel, parking, and showers still the top demands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chris McElhaney boils the strategic planning for most truck stops today down to a single word: convenience, for truck drivers and fleets alike.</p> <p>&ldquo;They will do anything they can not to have to stop at three different places,&rdquo; he explained to Fleet Owner.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-stops-aim-be-all-one-service-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-stops-aim-be-all-one-service-providers#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 13:23:00 +0000 208631 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Flying J&rsquo;s Foster Road location sits along I-10 outside San Antonio, TX; a heavy truck traffic corridor. Some 85% to 90% of its business is made up of diesel fuel sales. (<em>Photo by Aaron Marsh for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> A day at Flying J http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/day-flying-j <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Truck stops are constantly trying to add more amenities while tweaking the ones they already have to win more business from drivers and fleets alike. That includes everything from adding more fresh food items to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> refueling spots plus tire and light maintenance services. Fleet Owner recently visited Flying J&#39;s San Antonio, TX, facility to see how such efforts translate into reality. (<em>All photos by Aaron Marsh for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/day-flying-j" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/day-flying-j#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:41:00 +0000 208621 at http://fleetowner.com Comdata Hotel Network reaches nearly 50,000 nights http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/comdata-hotel-network-reaches-nearly-50000-nights <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Comdata announced its <a href="http://www.comdata.com" target="_blank">Comdata Hotel Network</a> has reached a milestone of nearly 50,000 nights stayed since its launch in December 2015. According to the company, those nights stayed have translated into tangible fleet savings of approximately $800,000 in the past year, with an average savings of $15&ndash;$20 per night.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/comdata-hotel-network-reaches-nearly-50000-nights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/comdata-hotel-network-reaches-nearly-50000-nights#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:54:00 +0000 208571 at http://fleetowner.com