Bethesda, MD - Independence comes with a steep safety risk for new teen drivers, according to recent research from the National Institutes of Health. Using software and cameras installed in vehicles, researchers collected data from 90 teens and 131 of their parents from the start of the driver learning period
Driver churn continues to plague the industry as the turnover rate at large truckload carriers has reached its highest point in five years. According to the latest data from the American Trucking Associations' Trucking Activity Report, the annualized turnover rate increased 4 percentage points to 98% in the second quarter.
With ELDs in nearly every truck, it was only a matter of time before insurance companies started to utilize the devices. Progressive (NYSE: PGR) is among the first, launching a new discount program for truckers that provide Progressive access to their ELD data. The Smart Haul program is billed as