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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News From The Road March, 2020

News From The Road March, 2020

Forbes, January 27, 2020: A 2019 study from Brandon Hall Group showed there’s an increase in using VR as a training tool in high-consequence industries where operator or driver mistakes can cause significant property damage and fatalities. Companies in the survey said VR tools were a top learning priority for the...

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Training Wheels March, 2020

Training Wheels March, 2020

Truckers Fighting Human Trafficking, from NBC News, January 26, 2020.A few months ago, trucker Brian Sprowel got a late-night knock on his door while he was resting at a truck stop in Arizona. A sickly-looking young woman came up to his truck window and asked whether he wanted any company. He pointed to the National...

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Global Perspectives March, 2020

Global Perspectives March, 2020

Courtesy of FreightWavesUS-Mexico Freight Dynamics in Times of Contracting CapacityFebruary 19, 2020 The bankruptcy of several trucking firms during 2019 put a spotlight on the presence of excess capacity in the market. This "excess" occurred because of a surge in freight in the last couple of years, particularly in...

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