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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 »

Truck and Automobile industries are opposed to the tariffs

Mexican Import Tariffs – What’s Their Potential Impact on Trucking? It’s happened before…the threat (or enactment) by the Trump administration of tariffs on countries where the U.S. does massive amounts of trade. Whether it is tariffs on Chinese imports or the administration’s steel and aluminum tariffs on NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico pursuant to wrangling… Read more »

Autonomous Trucking – How it Might Affect Truck Jobs In the Future.

If you work in trucking, you certainly don’t need a crystal ball to see that industry-related changes are on the horizon. Over the next decade, experts see new technologies as bringing the most radical changes experienced in trucking in the last hundred years. Key among the changes is the concept of autonomy or self-driving trucks.… 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 Commends Mr. Shawn Douglas Sr.

DriverSource commends Mr. Shawn Douglas Sr. for his appointment into the ELiTE (Enhanced Logistics & Transportation Excellence). Working in a dedicated relay position hauling USPS mail over the past year, we are proud to have you as part of the DriverSource family and Thank You for your daily due diligence and dedication to Safety &… 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 »

CDL-A Hiring Event in Largo, MD – July 18, 2019

DriverSource will be hosting a CDL-A Truck Driver Hiring Event July 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 400 Largo, MD 20774

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 »