News From the Road November, 2019

News From the Road November, 2019

•Courier Magazine, September/October 2019: According to the American Trucking Association, this country’s long-haul trucking industry needs about 51,000 more drivers than it currently has. Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 4.0% in January, its lowest...
News From the Road October, 2019

News From the Road October, 2019

Access Receivables, September 30, 2019: What if your workforce could be freed from repetitive tasks that are simple, but can lead to errors if an employee is tired? How many other more important tasks could that employee focus on? That’s just part of thepromise of...
September News From the Road

September News From the Road

ATS Blog, August 2019. A big part of training at any CDL school centers around one of the basic trucker skills—shifting gears. That’s getting a lot easier, both in training and out on the road, because of the increasing move to automatic transmissions for 18-wheelers....
Simulators Can Make Oil Truck Training Safer

Simulators Can Make Oil Truck Training Safer

USA Daily Times, the Price of Business Show, hosted by Kevin Price, July 17, 2019—John Kearney is CEO of  Advanced Training Systems, a technology and engineering firm that provides cutting-edge, adaptive simulators for truck driver training. John discussed the growing...
Changing The Perception Of Truck Driving To Attract New Drivers

Changing The Perception Of Truck Driving To Attract New Drivers

Speaking of the driver shortage, it seems clear that to attract and retain those drivers, we’re going to need to make truck driving not just a job, but a profession. In a recent issue of trucks.com, we shared some thoughts about how we might achieve that...