Trucking is a fast paced industry. There’s always plenty of important news that affects our job. We put together some headlines that you may have missed.
Has fake news come to trucking?
http://www.trucknews.com/features/fake-news-come-trucking/ – The new buzz word for the past year has been “fake news.” Trucking is an easy target for reporters who know little about the industry or politicos who want to score points by demonizing trucking and truckers. But is it new? Not really. This is just the latest way to make truckers the boogeyman.
Survey of 2,500 Motorists Shows Which States Have the Rudest Drivers (the Results Will Surprise You)
https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/survey-of-2500-motorists-shows-which-states-have-t.html – Rude drivers. Nothing new. Some of the states on the list surprised us. Others… not so much. Check out the list and tell us what you think on Facebook or Twitter.
New York considering ‘Textalyzer’ technology for distracted driving enforcement
http://www.landlinemag.com/Story.aspx?StoryID=33819#.WYRjvITyuUl – This is an interesting concept. We fully support laws and enforcement to deter unsafe driving such as texting. It’s really hard to see this idea if put into place, survive a court challenge.
CVSA Brake Safety Day September 7, 2017
https://lenduboistrucking.com/blog/brake-safety-day-september/ – Brake Safety Week has been replaced with 2 Brake Safety Days. The first was unannounced and the next one is scheduled for September 7, 2017.