Most people are familiar with Uber, the popular rideshare service that lets you summon a car with a few clicks of your smartphone.
The status of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is important, because if passed, the regulation would require all truck carriers to install ELDs in their trucks.
This has become evident in Southern California, home to the Los Angeles-to-Long Beach route that ranks as one of the most active port complexes in the U.S.
Most drivers know their weak spots when it comes to being distracted behind the wheel. Whether you have a hard time ignoring your phone when you drive, or you have a bad habit of eating on the go, you know what’s likely to pull your attention away from the road.
As one report states, truck driver turnover rates have remained at 90 percent or higher since 2012.
Interestingly, both sides of the trucking safety aisle say that long combination vehicles are too dangerous for the roads. Whatever they gain in efficiency is more than lost in the hazards they pose.