On December 18th, 2017, an Amtrak passenger train derailed and killed three people in DuPont, Washington. This is just one of several fatal events caused by derailments and excessive speeds. U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, urges railroads and transit agencies to take action.
The trucking industry has been under careful watch in recent years. With high numbers of deaths and accidents on the road, regulators felt it was time to take action.
Long haul trucking is a crucial job for the U.S. economy. Drivers help ensure timely delivery of goods and materials. But Over-the-Road (OTR) driving can be a dangerous job. According to the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 116,000 people were injured in 2015 due to accidents involving large trucks. To help prevent further incidents, we've put together some OTR safety tips.
An increasing number of companies are discovering massive benefits after establishing an EHS program to manage fleet transportation safety.
Dangers abound for fleet drivers who often drive long distances before their workday is over. That can lead to distraction, fatigue, and more. Make sure your drivers are safe with this handy checklist of basic safety principles.
Reducing your TVAR will increase your overall safety record. These three tips can help you get there.
Corporate social responsibility is now a standard component of your typical company's mission statement. While some companies merely talk the talk, others—like FedEx—walk the walk.