News From The Road June, 2020

News From The Road June, 2020

TechTarget, March 27, 2020​: About two years ago, Farmers Insurance Exchange started using virtual reality to train claims adjusters. The technology created, in virtual space, actual conditions that employees face in the field. It proved successful at speeding up employee training, and a more advanced approach is...

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Training Wheels June, 2020

Training Wheels June, 2020

Online training tools. From Fleet Equipment, June 9, 2020. Canada-based CarriersEdge offers a broad line of online training tools for truckers. The courses, says the company, translate complex regulations into real-world content that drivers understand. Subject areas include defensive driving, HOS and logbooks, cargo...

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Global Perspectives June, 2020

Global Perspectives June, 2020

Courtesy of Reuters, May 20, 2020Truckers Hit by Coronavirus Pandemic Face Rocky Road to Recovery Bryan Hutchens in Oklahoma estimates he’s only used his two flat-bed trucks to shift oilfield equipment for a week out of the past month as the coronavirus crisis shutters businesses. In New York, trucking firm ERL...

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News From The Road May, 2020

News From The Road May, 2020

Food Logistics, April 15, 2020: Last year the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a two-year delay in the planned standardization of training standards for entry-level commercial truck drivers. The setback now restricts training to only providers registered with The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

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Training Wheels May, 2020

Training Wheels May, 2020

COVID-19 Forces DMV Closures and Slow Reopening Process Leaving Essential Truck Driver Classroom Instruction Unavailable in Many States; App Expedites a Solution Delays in training are exacerbating the driver shortage and when the economy does completely open back up—there will be a backlog. To help expedite a...

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Global Perspectives May, 2020

Global Perspectives May, 2020

Courtesy of Forbes, May 2, 2020U.S. States are Allowing Automated Follower Truck Platooning While the Automated Driving Systems (ADS) industry felt a lull in forward movement in the last year, the inclusion of automated truck platooning is growing in popularity in the U.S., with Sweden leading the way globally. In...

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News From The Road April, 2020

News From The Road April, 2020

National Law Review, February 22, 2020:Although it had planned to institute universal training standards for entry-level truck drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced that it will be delaying the training for two years. The Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) guidelines were...

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Training Wheels April, 2020

Training Wheels April, 2020

Trucking Industry Facing Demand Surge Amid Coronavirus, from Spectrum News, April 8, 2020. Roadmaster Drivers School in San Antonio, TX is seeing a pickup in new students ready to take to the road. “So even in a pandemic, truck driving is in great demand,” says Brad Ball, the school’s President, noting that some...

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Global Perspectives April, 2020

Global Perspectives April, 2020

Courtesy of The Economic Times, April 7, 2020World’s Biggest Lockdown Brings Trucks to a Standstill​ The world’s biggest lockdown has brought the transportation of goods in India to a near halt, even though the central government has exempted the sector from restrictions to halt the spread of coronavirus. Daily...

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