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...
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...
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...
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...
News From The Road February, 2020

News From The Road February, 2020

FOX Business, January 7, 2020: At least 795 trucking companies failed in 2019, with 24,000 trucks removed from the nation’s capacity, according to Donald Broughton, principal and managing partner of data firm Broughton Capital. In addition to the Celadon Group...
News From The Road January, 2020

News From The Road January, 2020

Last spring, we shared with you this item: Transport Refrigeration News (May 31): The United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently selected 35 representatives, including two from the American Trucking Associations and one from the Owner-Operator...