Monthly News Roundup—August


We know you are busy. So, we selected top fleet news from August surrounding tips and developments in the fleet industry for your convenience.

This month’s curated list of news stories includes:

  1. hurricane-harvey

    Hurricane Harvey to disrupt freight flow nationwide, likely boost rates

    Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage in southeast Texas, one of the major freight hubs, and will cause a shift in the nation's freight flow patterns. Read more

    Consider donating to families affected by Hurricane Harvey

  2. freight-technology

    The pace of technological change is accelerating in trucking

    In this era of technology, the rise of mobile apps will streamline certain trucking operations. Read more

  3. small fleet manager

    Fleet exoneration: Using video to determine truck accident liability

    In-vehicle systems could not only improve fleet driver safety but help exonerate fleet drivers in accidents. Read more

  4. fleet of vans

    OOIDA petitions FMCSA to withhold federal funding from 20 states for enforcement, including ELDs

    The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is encouraging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to penalize states who haven’t updated their state legal code to incorporate the ELD mandate. Read more

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