Retaining professional drivers is just as important as recruiting them, if not more so. Ron Martin, Red Classic’s Director of Driver Recruiting and Retention, shares what his team is doing to set drivers up for success.
Every year the transportation industry comes together to celebrate its members who keep things moving – the drivers. The American Trucking Associations hosts the annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week event and it was celebrated September 9 – 15 this year.
According to a study by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration nearly a third of large trucks with pre-crash violations had brake problems. To bring awareness to the dangers of faulty brake systems, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) holds an annual inspection event – Brake Safety Week. This year’s event is September 16-22.