Fuel costs rose once again to record highs in late spring, eclipsing $4.50 per gallon nationwide. Any organization that relies on fuel is susceptible to that pain—and that includes school districts and their bus fleets. Georgia public schools were forced to go to remote learning days to save diesel fuel and cash, and a Florida district saw its fuel expenditures rise as much as 40 percent in a matter of months because of just-in-time purchasing policies.
California Bans All Small Gasoline-Powered Engines – Problem for Lawncare
On January 1, 2024 landscape companies along with homeowners in California are facing massive changes in how they will manage lawn care and property maintenance. Under a new California law, they will have to give up their gasoline-powered string trimmers, lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and leaf blowers otherwise known in industry jargon as small off-road engines (SORE). Read More
What are GPS Jammers & Blockers?
Fleet tracking devices can accurately locate your truck on the map because they use accurate time signals from the Global Positioning System or GPS satellites. Read More
CSA Scores Impact on Truck Drivers & Fleet Managers
According to the US Census, there were more than 3.5 million truck drivers working in the US just two years ago. While the current driver shortage indicates that this number has likely decreased in the time since the report, there are still millions of truckers sharing American roads with school buses, public transit buses, motorcycles, RV’s, and over 200 million motorists. Read More
How to Pass DOT Truck Inspections
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is responsible for setting safety regulations on all major forms of transportation, including commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The DOT requires that all CMV operators be in compliance with these regulations to ensure the safety of drivers, passengers, and others on the road. Read More
Why the Trucking Industry Needs Younger Cross-Country Drivers
The Senate recently approved an infrastructure bill that includes language which permits legal adults under the age of 21 to drive Class 8 trucks across state lines, according to the Wall Street Journal. <sup> 1</sup> Read More
Even though the ELD mandate on electronic logging devices (ELDs) in 2019 affected almost all commercial vehicle operators in the United States, there are still many circumstances that make it important to know how to fill out daily driving logs on paper. >> Continue Reading
Are your trucking company and fleet compliant with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate? ELD compliance affects the daily operations of truckers and motor carriers, as well as manufacturers of GPS tracking technology. >> Continue Reading
The trucking industry is one of the few bright spots in a 2020 U.S. economy that’s been greatly impacted by worldwide shutdowns. >> Continue Reading