With competition to recruit new drivers still fierce despite the declining freight numbers third-party training providers are touting their systems for getting new-hires up to speed and driving safely as efficiently as possible.
In this Friday Short Haul TCA announces top 20 fleets to drive for, FMCSA delays implementation of its ELDT rule, and Cold Carriers Logistics closes its doors to bankruptcy.
With the driver shortage in view, and having an eye toward attracting prospective new drivers to its company, Schneider National, Inc., announced it is donating 10 used Schneider tractors to CDL training programs at four community and technical colleges. And two U.S. senators introduced a bill last week that would create a "Women of Trucking" advisory board reporting to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association.
In this Friday Short Haul FMCSA proposes new rule regarding skills testing, a study looks at the driver shortage, Idaho postpones hemp sentencing, and Starksky remote pilots a big rig on Florida highway.
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