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31

Jan

Study: Truck drivers high-risk for chronic diseases

More attention is finally being paid to truck driver health and wellness, thanks to studies like this recent one from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, which found that truck drivers are twice as likely to be obese as the rest of the adult population

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24

Jan

Study: HoS blowback leading to driver shortage, rate hikes

Trucking companies will need to “hire more drivers to accomplish the same amount of work” as they deal with the impacts of HoS changes introduced last summer, according to a study conducted by The Global Supply Chain Institute

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17

Jan

Top truck cop to to shippers: Stop delaying truckers or face new rules

The top trucking regulator in the U.S. says driver detention and delays by shippers is a safety issue and she’s prepared to introduce regulatory measures if the practice doesn’t stop.

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16

Jan

Commentary: The ever-pressing need for young drivers

NationalLease VP Jane Clark describes her experiences grappling with the North American truck driver shortage.

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7

Jan

How is cold snap affecting drivers?

“Cold enough for ya?” Truckers and carriers right across much of North America are currently coping with some unprecedented cold weather that’s doing more than just making things uncomfortable

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19

Dec

Want to reduce driver retention? Play small ball

There is no magic bullet to retention, just a lot of hard work.

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19

Dec

School focuses on NB truck driver shortage

GW Driver Training is planning on upgrading its services and facilities in order to address the truck driver shortage crisis in New Brunswick,

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13

Dec

Freight volume-rate reality hasn't matched carrier expectations

More carriers in the U.S. are expressing optimism for increases in volumes, but recent history shows that despite high opes, rate and volume growth has yet to fully materialize

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11

Dec

Trucking HR launches top fleet employers program

The inaugural Top Fleet Employers program, administered by Trucking HR Canada, will be accepting applications beginning Jan. 1.

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5

Dec

Panel: Driver image, engagement critical to solving shortage

CCJ editor Jeff Crissey interviews a panel of fleet executives at the 2013 CCJ Fall Symposium about the driver shortage. They say the public’s image of the transportation industry is the single biggest obstacle for attracting new drivers to the profession:

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