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SAN DIEGO — As the trucking industry completes its transition from automatic onboard recording devices to federally mandated electronic logging devices, motor carriers should not underestimate the amount of planning and training needed to ensure a smooth rollout, industry experts said at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition on Oct. 6.

SAN DIEGO — Gamification can increase interest and participation in augmented- and virtual reality-based training materials that can be used to attract young people to careers as trucking technicians, according to technical experts.

SAN DIEGO — E-Smart, an Indiana-based technology company, said it has contracted with truckload carrier Western Express to equip the entire Tennessee-based fleet of more than 3,000 power units with E-Smart’s Advanced Driver Assistance System and geofencing software, which uses fuel management to control vehicle speed.

American Trucking Association President Chris Spear is urging member companies — especially those in California — to ramp up efforts to fight legislation that was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom that makes it easier for independent contractors to become reclassified as employees of motor carriers.

SAN DIEGO — Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez announced the launch of a project to promote advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on Oct. 5. The initiative was unveiled at American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition.

WVTA Members Receive a 2.7% discount
West Virginia Trucking Association members recieve a 2.7% discount

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