Trucking Safety Tip of the Month: Distracted Driving

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Distracted Driving Statistics There are three types of distracted driving a driver can face while operating his or her vehicle—visual, manual, cognitive. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these three types of distracted driving claimed 3,477 lives in 2015 alone. This is one of the reasons why Truck Writers’ 2017 blog series is […]

Overtime Exemptions for the Trucking Industry

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In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new overtime law was expected to go into effect Dec. 1, 2016, but has since been blocked by U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant III in Sherman, Texas. New Overtime Law […]