Daily Archives: May 9, 2016

Advocacy group: Get hours reform out of Senate legislation

An alliance of major trucking companies is asking Congress to skip recently passed changes to hours of service regulations and wait until mandated electronic logging devices are in use before making any changes. The Trucking Alliance (Alliance for Driver Safety & Security) Monday May 2 issued a statement that said federal hours of service rules that govern work hours for truck drivers should rely on sound science and statistical data […]



Driven to win: Deploying game theory in trucking

On its surface, the theory of “gamification” seems a fairly straightforward one: Using game mechanics and dynamics to drive game-like engagement in a non-game context. In trucking, for example, that can translate into setting up competitions between drivers, to see who can achieve the best fuel economy or record the lowest engine idle time. Yet it’s not quite that easy, Roni Taylor, vice president of industry relations for telematics provider […]