2020 Issue 2


Why Trucking Companies Need Safety Programs

Is it a waste of money to have a safety program? The answer to that question is a strong “no.” Why? Injuries are expensive even when they aren’t fatal, and if you can prevent them, you have automatically reduced your expenses. That is why the best way to think about the cost of a safety program is to view it as a source of reliable hidden profits.

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Understanding the Trucking Industry’s Top Concerns

For the past 15 years, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has been quantifying the trucking industry’s top concerns through an annual survey of industry stakeholders. The 2019 survey generated responses from over 2,000 respondents — motor carriers, professional drivers, industry suppliers and others — all selecting their respective top three concerns and ranking recommended strategies for addressing each.

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Covid-19-article Flying J


Truck drivers need information and preventive measures to stay safe from the COVID-19 virus as they perform their essential work moving goods throughout the U.S. Toward that end, UrgentCareTravel has started an evaluation service, so that drivers can get that help at its walk-in clinics. There are 13 of them, all run by Pilot Flying J.

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