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Find The Perfect Gift for The Truck Driver In Your Life

Are you looking for a practical gift for your favorite truck driver? If your spouse or loved spends a lot of time on the road, you know it can be very hard to find a practical gift that he or she will use and love.  Below is a list of gifts they would love !

Topics: Transportation Drivers

Professional Truck Drivers - Thanksgiving Drive Safety Tips

American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program released life-saving driving tips to motorists ahead of what is being billed as one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

Topics: Drivers

ELD FAQ's from the FMCSA

What are the key requirements of the rule?

The ELD rule:

  • Requires ELD use by commercial drivers who are required to prepare hours-of-service (HOS) records of duty status (RODS).
  • Sets ELD performance and design standards, and requires ELDs to be certified and registered with FMCSA.
  • Establishes what supporting documents drivers and carriers are required to keep.
  • Prohibits harassment of drivers based on ELD data or connected technology (such as fleet management system). The rule also provides recourse for drivers who believe they have been harassed.
Topics: Drivers

Driven By Safety

What types of safety precautions do you take before you hit the road?

Topics: Safety Drivers

Top 5 Dangers of Summer Driving

Below are a handful of reasons why summer driving could be worse than winter driving!

Topics: Drivers Safety Transportation

Safety Is Not Stupid

Recently on our Facebook ad for OTR Drivers we had a driver pose this question to us …

Topics: Drivers Safety

The Big Day Is Approaching - ELDs

With the December 2017 deadline approaching below you will find some helpful information on the ELD rules and other questions you may have.  RGL has been using ELD's for eight years.  If you have any questions on our implementation please feel free to contact us.

Topics: Drivers Safety Transportation

Driver Recruiting...What's Really Important


Trucking companies are always searching and recruiting drivers.  Everyone is recruiting from the same pool so, what makes drivers want to drive for you?  Fleet Management wrote a great article in 2013 with 9 ideas on how to find and more importantly how to keep drivers.  Retaining drivers is obviously the best option.  

Following are nine ideas gleaned from CarriersEdge and several fleets that enjoy low turnover on some of the best ways to find and keep drivers.

 

Topics: Driver Appreciation Drivers Recruiting

Drive Cam Misconceptions Stall Acceptance

The installation of cab-mounted cams is increasingly touted as a positive safety step. Unfortunately, misconceptions that drivers have about the on board cameras vary from the feeling that big brother is watching, its an invasion of privacy, to the camera will be used to nitpick the driver’s daily routines.  

Topics: Safety Drivers Transportation

Winter Driving Tips

AAA has published winter driving tips.  RGL's people vision is for all employees to go home Safe, Healthy, and Fulfilled.  Please drive safe !

Topics: Safety Drivers Winter Driving