In the past, trucking companies thought of security mostly as protection from physical loss of products or equipment. Today, those are still threats, but cyber threats are on the rise. Cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing types of crimes in the world, and it’s not just limited to large retailers or financial service companies. Businesses of all sizes, including motor carriers and owner operators, face the risk of cyber loss.
FMCSA’s long-awaited hours-of-service (HOS) changes became effective on September 29, 2020. Shown below is an overview of the changes and how they may affect your company.
When you are feeling stressed, taking some time off can be a great way to relax, wind down, and reset. Some folks wonder why a trucker would want to travel on vacation when they are routinely gone "seeing the country" as part of their job. Well the answer is clear—the commercial vehicle is simply not an RV. And when trucks are out running, there is barely enough time in a day to complete regularly dispatched loads, much less make time for scenic detours and vacations. In addition, sightseeing is not the same when your family or friends are not with you.