Category: Safety

Top Trucking Hazards

In a previous article I talked about the top hazards that supervisors and workers need to watch out for on construction sites. Today I’m going to take a look at the top hazards faced by commercial truck drivers. The injury rates for tractor-trailer and small-delivery-truck drivers are higher than the national average across all occupations. …

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Last-Minute Protests Against New ELD Mandate

Tick-tock. The countdown to the ELD mandate is only five days away. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new rules require truck drivers to now use an electronic logging device (ELD) to track their service hours. ELDs work by monitoring and recording data directly from a truck’s engine. Some trucking companies already use ELDs. However, many owner-operators …

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