By: Brien Richmond On: April 18, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

This is a great question. Do you know the answer? In addition to distracted driving, driver fatigue is right up there among the top causes for concern when it comes to truck driver accidents. Getting good amounts of sleep as a CDL driver just isn’t easy. If you’ve ever...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 04, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The Mid-America Truck Show, or “MATS” is a chance for companies in the trucking industry to unveil new products, showcase new trucks, all while connecting with drivers. From its website, “MATS is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Exposition...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 06, 2015 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Driver fatigue… According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, drowsy/fatigued driving accounts for 72,000 crashes per year and more than 800 deaths. Driver fatigue is a concern among “regular” drivers, but it’s even more of an issue for commercial drivers.  Why?  Because research indicates that commercial drivers only...

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