New system designed to stop texting while driving

Las Vegas. A Virginia-based company called Origo (Latin for “to begin a journey”) has introduced a new solution for eliminating hand-held mobile phone usage and to stop texting while driving. The unveiling took place here yesterday at the annual American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition.

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Contributor/Source: Fleet Owner

Many Regs Are Playing Role in Truck Driver Shortage, Executives Say

LAS VEGAS — While experts have pointed at the government’s new safety program as a major contributor to the growing truck driver shortage, two executives who spoke here during American Trucking Associations’ annual meeting said other lower-profile measures are also playing roles.

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Contributor/Source: Transport Topics

Great news for Veterans

President Obama signed a bill on Oct. 19 that makes it easier for military veterans to obtain commercial driver licenses.

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Contributor/Source: Transport Topics

Driver Shortage Requires Industry Action, Experts Say

By Transport Topics – 10/9/2012 4:00:00 PM LAS VEGAS — The shortage of truck drivers will worsen as the economy recovers and as the federal government adds more regulations, so it is critical the industry retains current drivers and attracts younger ones to the profession, a panel of experts said here Tuesday. Click Here to read more

Cary Watkins makes the FTA Magazine

Read the bio on Cary Watkins of MNTDL in the latest edition of the FTA magazine. Click here to read the digital copy of the current magazine.

Cary Watkins makes the FTA Magazine

Read the bio on Cary Watkins of MNTDL in the latest edition of the FTA magazine. Click here to read the digital copy of the current magazine.