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DriverSource Attending 2019 NPTC Annual Conference April 14-16, 2019 – Cincinnati, Ohio – Booth #448

If you’re attending the 2019 National Private Truck Council’s annual convention, visit us at booth #448. See first-hand how we can provide you with CDL Truck Drivers and assist you with DOT Regulatory and Driver Background Screening.  Our full-service staffing and recruiting services are customized for YOU to solve YOUR transportation-hiring needs. DriverSource is a… Read more »

COURTING THE MILLENNIALS – is it the solution to the truck driver shortage?

When thinking about the current driver shortage plaguing the industry, I sometimes reflect on those Economic 101 classes I attended in college. Certainly, the principles of supply and demand are playing out. There is a shortage of supply (drivers) available to meet the demand (of commerce). This is resulting in rising freight costs and retail… Read more »

THE ELD MANDATE – is it having unanticipated effects?

December 18th, 2017 was a controversial day for the trucking industry. That was the day the U.S. Department of Transportation implemented a mandate requiring the vast majority of truck drivers to record their working hours using electronic logging devices (ELDs). The devices would make it more difficult for truckers to manipulate hours of service (HOS)… Read more »

DriverSource Hiring Event in Detroit, MI – April 9, 2019

DriverSource will be hosting a CDL Truck Driver Hiring Event in Detroit, MI. April 9, 2019. All CDL Drivers Welcome….

Improving Driver Safety – could it be as simple as hiring more female drivers?

Driving a truck is a serious affair. And safety must always be the top priority in trucking – period. The very fact that larger vehicles, such as semi-trucks, are often involved means a higher probability of fatalities should an accident occur. The Trucking industry is focused on SAFETY. Minimizing accidents through proper training is more… Read more »

To Toke or Not to Toke? – how Marijuana legislation impacts the Trucking Industry

When it comes to marijuana and its legalization, that immortal sage of pop culture from the ‘60s said it best… “The times they are a-changin” Bob Dylan, 1963 Certainly, public opinion about cannabis has changed dramatically over the last thirty years. After decades in which marijuana was generally perceived as an evil scourge, surveys now… Read more »

DriverSource Hiring Event in Glen Burnie, MD – March 19, 2019

DriverSource Attends MMTA Oyster/Bull Roast and Trade Show in Maryland

Photo: left to right: Terry Lane, Everett Wright, Jeff Stanley, David Olshansky, Cindy Cox, Jeff Beard and Todd Hale. Team members from our East Regional Offices with DriverSource COO David Olshansky and E. Region V.P. Todd Hale. The group recently attended the MMTA Oyster/Bull Roast and Trade Show, held at Martin’s West in Baltimore, MD.… Read more »

Rhode Island Truck-Only Toll Update: Trucking Files Suit

A few weeks ago we updated you on the implementation of Rhode Island’s truck-only tolling program. As stated in that article, American Trucking Association (“ATA”) President and CEO Chris Spear believed the Rhode Island scheme to be unconstitutional and was willing to use whatever means necessary to fight the tolling program. The ATA has begun… Read more »