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February 2019 Newsletter
Stay up-to-date with the latest in the transportation industry, including an ELD study and what to expect in 2019!
Winter Driving Safety Tips For Truck Drivers
Knowledge and implementation of proper, preventative safety skills for driving in poor conditions, can truly separate the professional truck drivers from the rest of the pack.
What is the difference between OTR, Regional, and Local trucking?
While physical labor should be expected, drivers can sometimes get drop and hook or no touch runs. In addition, regardless of what type of truck driving you do, all drivers can be on duty up to 70 hours every 8 days per DOT regulations.
DOT Medical Cards for CDL Truck Drivers
All commercial licensed drivers must be medically qualified to drive a commercial vehicle. Not only does this ensure the driver’s safety, but also the safety of the people sharing the road. Driving a vehicle over 5-tons requires a special set of skills, and being medically fit is an important part of that.
Fundamental Seminar: Reasonable Suspicion Testing
Each spring, Fundamental hosts a complimentary seminar with Jeff Muntz, CTP, our General Manager of Operations for Fundamental Labor Strategies. The seminar features an overview of how to determine when reasonable suspicion for drugs and alcohol use exists.
October 2018 Newsletter
What's going on in the transportation industry this month?
Fundamental Seminar: Trucking Defense 2.0
On Friday September 28, 2018, Fundamental hosted a complimentary seminar with Doug Marcello, Trucking Defense Attorney, of Marcello & Kivisto, LLC. The seminar featured an overview of the overall stages of an accident, how to deal with them after they occur, as well as accident prevention.
Driver Appreciation Week 2018 Winners
In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week that occurred September 9-15, 2018, we held a raffle for five $100 gift cards.
August 2018 Newsletter
With shipping costs rising and freight volumes outpacing the supply of available trucks, many companies are resetting their supply chains for what some believe is a new, more expensive era in freight transport.