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You can’t afford not to take a vacation

Truckers Need Vacations Too! With the passing of Memorial Day, the official summer vacation season has begun. If you think skipping a vacation in order to get more work done is a good idea, think again! Passing on taking time off work can be hazardous to your health. Everyone needs vacation time to recharge the… Read more »

THE PLAYBOOK FOR SAFE DRIVING – a Winning Strategy Based On a Good Defense.

“The best offense is a good defense” is an adage that is often applied to football and basketball. The expression is used to note that success can hinge on an effective defense that keeps the ball on the other team’s side of the field, thus not only creating scoring opportunities but preventing the opposing team from scoring. Likewise, for… Read more »

DriverSource Welcomes Mr. Albert Porter Jr. to the Status of ELITE

DriverSource would like to commend and congratulate Mr. Albert Porter Jr. Due to his dedication to safety and service, he is the latest inductee into our ELiTE (Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence) program.  Mr. Porter has been a valued associate for over 2 years and is a prime example of a true professional.  We are… Read more »

Our Northeast Region’s Driver of the Month Award

Our May Driver of the Month is Glen Barney. Glen has been with DriverSource since February 2019 and has been a great employee. He started out as a non-CDL driver for a produce company and we moved him to another position that was closer to his house. He has a crystal clean safety history and… Read more »

Active Steering – adding a new level of Safety for Drivers

The last time truck steering systems saw a big change was back in the 1980s as hydraulic power steering replaced manual steering systems. Now, after several decades, truck steering is seeing another big change. The change is called active steering. It has moved beyond the prototype stage and is expected to become available in commercial… Read more »

HIGHWAY FUNDING – new proposals aimed at smoothing the bumpy road for drivers

In the politically divisive atmosphere of Washington, it is hard to name a single “problem” in which both parties are more united to solve than the issue of our crumbling highways and bridges and how to adequately fund their repair. Much of the system is overdue for a much-needed upgrade. Anyone who has been driving… Read more »

The ELD Mandate – helping to solve the driver shortage?

Here’s a grim prognostication… The driver shortage that has plagued the trucking industry may continue for the next five years! That was the consensus of a panel of industry experts gathered at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional’s 2018 Edge Conference. Most blame a strong economy that is stoking demand for more drivers. According… Read more »

Five Technologies and Innovation trends coming to Trucking

We all are experiencing the inevitable advance of technology and how it is changing the way we live. Our lives are forever being altered by these innovations. Consider, for a moment, how hard it would be to give up our smartphones! Smart solutions, the integration of connected products and systems, advanced analytics, and direct services… Read more »

DriverSource would like to Congratulate Mr. Hopeton L.

North East Region Operations would like to Congratulate Hopeton L. for his nomination and selection into the DriverSource ELiTE program. Hopeton has been with DriverSource since July 2018 and has been our “go to” casual driver. He accepts any and all casual assignments within his HOS. He represents professionalism, and dedication to safety & service.… Read more »

DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Darrell Best

DriverSource would like to recognize and commend Mr. Darrell Best for his election to the Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence (ELiTE) membership. With a commitment and dedication to safety and service, Darrell joins the selective membership of DriverSource Service Associates awarded with ELiTE. Congratulations sir and thank you for all that you do. Award presented… Read more »