In 2018 men are still dominating in the trucking industry when we talk about drivers. However, times are changing and trucking jobs for women are on the rise. As a woman considering a job as a trucker now is the prime time for you to get behind the wheel. The industry needs more qualified truck drivers, and women drivers offer a huge advantage in expanding the job pool. We want to dedicate our last article for 2018 to the women who are considering career as a trucker, but still hasn’t made their final choice.
New Years Eve is one of the deadliest nights of the year for drivers. That’s because of the people who are partying and consuming too much alcohol. And even some of them are engaging in drunk driving. That’s the reason most of the truck drivers doesn’t want to go on the road on that night. And we are not blaming them. But we’re concerned about everyone’s safety and we did a list of tips on how to do your job and get back home safe and well.
A few days ago, this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that drivers hauling livestock and insects are free to run on paper logs instead of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) until further notice.
As required by law, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration adjusts fine amounts each year based on current inflation level.
US manufacturer General Motors (GM) will cut 15% of its employees and stop production next year at 7 plants. The goal is to cut $ 6 billion from costs by the end of 2020. The company will drive more investment to the development of electric and autonomous vehicles.