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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week, a safe-driving awareness and outreach initiative, is scheduled for July 10-16.
Throughout Operation Safe Driver Week, law enforcement personnel will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in risky driving. CVSA aims to improve driving behaviors through educational and traffic enforcement strategies and interactions with law enforcement. Read more at Truckinginfo.com
Updated July 5, 2022, to reflect 2021 Operation Safe Driver results -- the 2022 Operation Safe Driver blitz takes place July 10-16.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance of truck-enforcement jurisdictions around the country and federal enforcement and trucking industry representatives typically stages its annual traffic enforcement event, Operation Safe Driver, in July. Read more at OverDriveOnline.com
In April, Walmart made headlines by announcing that it will pay its private fleet truck drivers as much as $110,000 in their first year with the big-box retailer, up from an average starting salary of $87,000. Yellow Corp., a holding company for several carriers, said its drivers can make up to $100,000 a year. Some trucking companies are offering $10,000 cash bonuses to new drivers. Read more at cnbc.com
Crude oil is a notoriously inelastic commodity—whatever its price, consumption does not vary greatly. Yet per a notorious industry joke, the only cure for high oil prices is higher oil prices. And we seem to be nearing the point of demand destruction as oil-dependent economies begin to slow down in response to rising prices. Read more at OilPrice.com
After an optimistic first quarter, the economy has hit roadblocks. Fleets must consider component shortages, build slots, and labor supply in the following months. If you were judging the second half of 2022 for the fleet industry by the first quarter, the year looked promising. Aside from major supply chain issues, freight was plentiful and fuel prices were low relative to today. Read more at FleetOwner.com
Effectively self-dispatching may well be the most difficult task an owner-operator business is saddled with. There are a seemingly unending number of moving pieces that will affect the outcome of any decision made about any load. Yet the difference-maker when it comes to load selection might ultimately be your mindset -- whether you’re able to accept the responsibility and tap into your critical thinking faculties, or not. Read more at Overdriveonline.com
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