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New Driver Churn Rates are Going Up

“New Driver” Churn – It is a Problem That’s Getting Worse  “Churn”…for some of us, it is a word that conjures up pleasant memories. It is the image of a paddle as  it churns milk and cream into the most delicious ice cream imaginable on a hot summer day. But, to truck fleet managers, it… Read more »

Automation Technologies for Trucks

Automated Trucking – Its Impact On the U.S. Workforce Is Uncertain  When the average person talks about vehicular automation, thoughts immediately turn to personal cars. Led by such high-profile companies as Tesla and ride-sharing company Uber, most automakers around the globe are actively pursuing automation technology ultimately focused on self-driving cars. At DriverSource, we realize… Read more »

DriverSource Commends Mr. Danny Berry

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Danny Berry on his induction into the DriverSource ELiTE. Mr. Berry has been a valued associate since joining us in 2016. We thank you sir, for your continued due diligence and dedication to safety and to the service of our customers. You are very much appreciated as a member of the DriverSource… Read more »

Speed limiters on trucks

Two U.S. Senators Are Proposing 65 MPH Limiters on Heavy Trucks On June 27, 2019, two U.S. Senators introduced proposals to limit the speed of heavy trucks to 65 mph.  It represented support of a petition by the non-profit organization Road Safe America. The group is seeking legislation that would require new commercial trucks weighing… Read more »

Facebook is used by truck drivers

A Good Facebook Strategy – Helping To Attract AND Retain Drivers Of all the social media platforms, Facebook is probably the most popular medium used by truck drivers around the country to stay connected. It can certainly be a great way to mitigate some of the loneliness and stress often associated with long periods on… Read more »

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 »