Brakes, Tires Top Violations During CVSA Roadcheck

During the Commercial Vehicle Alliance’s 2015 annual Roadcheck inspection event, out-of-service (OOS) rates for commercial vehicles and drivers dropped to record lows. As part of the safety blitz, enforcement officers conducted 69,472 total … [Read more...]

Four Ways Changes to Medical Examiner Rules Will Affect Drivers

Medical examiners will now need to begin using new forms as part of the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration rule, and the changes to the forms will have an impact on truck drivers. What follows are several changes the rule will bring. … [Read more...]

FMCSA, Industry Stakeholders Look for Ways to Improve Driver Health

Offering Wellness Programs Can Encourage Improved Health During the recent Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board meeting, Brian Morris, associate corporate medical director at … [Read more...]

Penske Logistics to Review Hottest Food Supply Chain Trends

The Food Logistics magazine webcast, Hottest Food Supply Chain Trends in 2016, will feature Tom Scollard, vice president of dedicated contract carriage for Penske Logistics. It will be held on December 9 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Click here to … [Read more...]

Penske Is Top Military-Friendly Employer for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth consecutive year Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have earned placement on the Victory Media 2016 Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer and Military Spouse-Friendly Employer list. Victory is the publisher of G.I. Jobs and … [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Tips to Avoiding a Scary Move

As Halloween approaches, many people enjoy having a good scare. But when you are planning a move, the last thing you want is to hear something going bump in the night – or in your rental truck. Here are a few things you don’t want to say while making … [Read more...]

FMCSA: Electronic Logging Device Rule, CSA Among Top Priorities

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Administrator Scott Darling has outlined the top five priorities he would like to see carried out by year’s end. Among the key priorities is a rule that would … [Read more...]

The Supply Chain: Innovation in Delivery’s Final Mile

The final mile is an area of competition within the overall portfolio of logistics services, and shippers are demanding innovative solutions and timely deliveries. To ensure success within the final mile, providers are utilizing route optimization, … [Read more...]

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis, Treatment Crucial to Improving Driver Safety

Proper sleep is vital for professional drivers, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — a condition where the upper airway closes or narrows during sleep, leading to sleep disturbances and poor sleep — is one of the major contributors to daytime … [Read more...]

CNG Maintenance Differs from Diesel Maintenance

The number of motor carriers adopting compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles is increasing, as is the number of fueling locations offering the fuel. However, when it comes to maintenance, the needs of CNG vehicles differ from those of their diesel … [Read more...]