Sleep Apnea and Trucking be Prepared
May 14, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment
Recently a two day sleep apnea conference was held in Baltimore, MD. and those in attendance say that sleep apnea is a serious safety concern in trucking. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) started a campaign last summer to bring awareness to the trucking industry about Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).
“Last summer we recommended that all [...]
ATA Announces 2009 Safety & HR Award Recipients
September 24, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
ATA’s Safety Management Council announced its 2009 award winners at its Safety & Human Resources National Conference & Exhibition in Baltimore, Md. last weekend.
The ATA President’s Trophy recognizes the three companies whose fleets have been judged to have the best overall safety programs from the Truck & Industrial Safety Contests. These Contests judge motor carriers [...]
$7 million suit filed in fatal bridge plunge
June 17, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
The family of the truck driver who was killed last August when his tractor-trailer crashed through the side of the Bay Bridge filed a $7 million lawsuit Tuesday against the young woman whose vehicle was found to have crossed the center line, setting off the events that led to the fatal plunge.
The widow, children and [...]
ATA’s Safety Management Council Seeks Award Nominations
May 28, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
ATA’s Safety Management Council recently announced the 2009 ATA award deadlines for a number of its top safety awards. Entries for the ATA National Driver of the Year, National Safety Director Award, State Trucking Association Recognition Program awards, Excellence in Safety Award, and ATA President’s Trophy are due July 1. Entries for the 2009 Excellence [...]
USF Holland Shuts Down 11 Terminals
March 20, 2009 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment
YRCW subsidiary copes with weak freight demand throughout system
YRC Worldwide regional less-than-truckload subsidiary USF Holland will close 11 terminals, representing 15 percent of Holland’s network, by April 6 to cope with weak freight demand throughout its system.
USF Holland, based in Holland, Mich., has been pummeled by the decline in the automotive industry over the last [...]