trucking safety News

Sentry Insurance to Provide DriveCam Program to Transportation Clients

Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam, Inc.), a global driver safety and compliance product company, has signed an agreement with Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance to provide Sentry’s transportation clients with the DriveCam powered by Lytx driver safety management product. Sentry will share a …

Wal-Mart Driver Honored for 4M Accident-Free Miles

Somewhere out west in recent days, cross-country truck driver Warren Greeno passed the 4-million-mile mark without an accident. Arkansas-based Wal-Mart celebrated the achievement on Sept. 21 and Greeno didn’t have to drive in to join the party. “There was a …

Trucking Industry Loses Challenge to Driver Fatigue Rule

U.S. Transportation Department regulations to ensure drivers get more rest were mostly upheld by a federal appeals court, a defeat for trucking companies that said the rules would add cost without improving highway safety. A three-judge panel of the Court …

Firms Report Increase in False Histories of Commercial Drivers: LexisNexis

Employers tripled their employment verifications of commercial drivers during the first half of 2012, possibly indicating that companies are experiencing a driver shortage and are processing more applicants through electronic means, according to a commercial driver study by LexisNexis Risk …

Trucking Industry Fights Obama Rules on Driver Fatigue

Trucking companies are going to court to fight Obama Administration rules designed to assure that commercial truckers on the road get proper rest. The American Trucking Association said it filed a petition this week with the U.S. Circuit Court of …