Trucking’s Perfect Storm

By Alina Aleman Why does trucking matter?  Scarce labor, higher fuel costs, more traffic, and mandated monitoring of drivers’ time are constricting trucking capacity.  Consumer trends are increasing demand for truckers’ services.  To survive in this perfect storm of...

Public Listening Session: Hours of Service in Reno

The FMCSA will hold a listening session in Reno, Nevada on September 22nd at 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. National Automobile Museum 10 South Lake Street Reno, NV 89501 The four specific areas under consideration for revision and two petitions include: Expanding the...

Roadside Inspection Course: October 22-26 in Atlanta

Want to keep your fleet rolling and your CSA numbers right?  It’s all about managing the Roadside Inspection process.  Give yourself the tools to train your drivers and technicians.  The CVSA is holding a Roadside Inspection Course, receive the best training...
The Roemer Report – August 2018

The Roemer Report – August 2018

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of The Roemer Report. In Like a Lion: Demand for Class 8 Trucks Roaring Lions of the trucking industry are growling because they are hungry, not for more business, but for more trucks to take advantage of some...

What Drivers Should Do After an Accident

Your accident kit policy should be kept in the same place in each vehicle, and it should detail the steps to follow at the scene of the accident. Don’t move the vehicle unless it is in the way of traffic. If necessary, move the vehicle away from traffic. In the...

Predicting Truck Crash Involvement

Safety is the top priority for the trucking industry.  What factors are leading indicators predicting accidents and incidents? The American Trucking Research Institute first published the Crash Indicator Report 2005.  The 2018 update incorporates the major changes in...