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Con-way Truckload Announces April 2012 Drivers of the Month Outstanding Individuals and Teams Honored for Their Exceptional Effort and Dedication

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the recipients of its Driver of the Month recognition for April 2012. May 17th, 2012

Chevron’s Delo Brand Lubricants Announces April 2012 Inductees to Million Mile Club

Chevron Lubricants, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, today unveiled the eight drivers inducted to the Chevron Delo sponsored Red Eye Radio (formerly Midnight Trucking Radio) Million Mile Club in April 2012. May 10th, 2012

Apnea Awakenings

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That’s all well and good for an author, but the life of a truck driver going to sleep while at the wheel may fall apart too. And sleep apnea is a common cause of daytime sleepiness. Marten Transport out ... April 1st, 2012

Salvo™ Drive-Away Prevention System for Loading Dock Safety

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Castell’s Salvo range of drive-away prevention products promote safety on automatic and manual loading dock doors. Its new Salvo Control Panel+ (SCP+) is easier both to use and install. April 1st, 2012

Appeals Court Tosses Out EOBR’s

On August 26, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided against the Federal Motor Carrier Association’s (FMCSA) Final Rule No. 2004-18940, better known as the Electronic On Board Recorder (EOBR) rule set to take effect June ... October 1st, 2011

Ready to Rumble

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The next time you are jarred from a lazy drift to the left speeding down a rural two-lane highway, Daniel Karkle should come to mind. Karkle, a doctoral student at Kansas State University’s industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department, has been ... October 1st, 2011

Big G Express Wins Carrier of the Year Award

Big G Express, Inc was awarded Carrier of the Year by Continental Mills in recognition of its excellent customer service, on-time deliveries and timely load status reports. In addition to a handsome plaque for display, the award included a $1,000 ... September 28th, 2011

Survey Highlights Shift Work Disorder

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New survey results released today by Men’s Health Network and Cephalon, Inc. found that shift workers, people who work non-traditional hours such as overnight shifts, report that these shifts can negatively impact their health, work and well-being. The survey revealed ... September 1st, 2011

Electronic On-Board Recorders

While Middle America was preparing for the massive snow storm that hit on February 1, 2011, FMCSA published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBRs). This Proposed Rule is in addition to ... April 1st, 2011

George Carlin & CSA Safety Management Cycle for Unsafe Driving

Funnyman and philosopher George Carlin once said that he could get rid of illegal drug trafficking in the United States in a month’s time. The solution, according to Mr. Carlin, was not to go after the users or the ... January 1st, 2011