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Making Connections During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Making Connections During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week | The Road

Every September, the transportation industry takes some time to recognize the men and women who spend days, sometimes weeks, at a time watching the world move through the cab of a truck. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week allows those of us who work with drivers and carriers to take a step back from day-to-day business interactions and simply say, “thank you.”

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ELD Implementation: Lessons Learned From a Carrier Perspective

ELD Implementation: Lessons Learned From a Carrier Perspective | The Road

As December 18 draws closer, many carriers are currently facing important decisions about electronic logging devices (ELDs) in order to comply with the federal mandate. My company, Transport America, was at the same point four years ago.

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- Retired, Transportation Executive

GATS 2017: Talking ELDs, Technology & Relationship Building

GATS 2017: Talking ELDs, Technology & Relationship Building | The Road

Truck drivers spend thousands of hours on the road every year. With millions of miles to cover, they’re rarely in the same place for any discernible length of time. The opportunity to assemble more than 50,000 trucking industry professionals in one place is a rare one, and that is one of the reasons the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) is an event our C.H. Robinson team looks forward to every year.
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For Truck Drivers, Depression is Real

For Truck Drivers, Depression is Real

Driver Depression

The sun is shining, you got a great night’s rest, and the route in front you for the day seems manageable as you pull away from last night’s resting place. All should be right with the world. But, in an instant, you find yourself overwhelmed with that nagging feeling that everything around you is a miserable mess.

Chances are depression has not crossed your mind.
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- Founder of Face it Foundation

Truck Driver Health and Fitness

Doing More to Improve Truck Driver Health Issues | The Road

Truck Driver Fitness

Too often, long haul truck drivers die before their time. Truck driver health and mortality aren’t issues that we have historically paid much attention to, but if we are to achieve our potential as an industry, or as individual companies, we must start helping, enabling, and educating drivers to improve their health and prioritize wellness.
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