A study done by Virginia Tech revealed 80% of crashes involved some type of distraction or drowsiness three seconds prior to a crash. Professional Drivers deal with distracted drivers every day, but how many times are they driving while distracted? Anything that interferes with concentration needs to be eliminated while driving. Driving requires 100% of attention, 100% of the time.
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Transportation employers must maintain a highly trained workforce and low benefit costs. This transportation industry addendum to the Benefits Strategies & Benchmarking Survey report shows the way to an engaged workforce via cost-effective benefits.
Companies should prepare their employees how to deal with an active shooter situation in the workplace and develop a plan. Employees in the transportation industry are vulnerable to workplace violence because these jobs more often involve contact with the public, working off hours (late night, early morning), exchanging money and delivering goods or services.
The only way to prevent these very dangerous and expensive crashes is to maintain proper following distance and to control your speed so that no matter what happens in front of you; YOU can avoid a collision. To learn more download this month's newsletter.
Reduce your risk of HIPAA penalties with Compliance Continuity. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has the authority to levy multi-million dollar penalties on organizations for HIPAA violations, and is not hesitant to do so. Our focus this month will be on critical compliance efforts under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules to not only avoid HHS penalties, but also to provide a solid framework for protecting employee and dependent health plan information.
Winter driving puts a lot more pressure on you and can create fatigue in a shorter amount of time than in normal conditions. Periods of inclement weather all affect visibility and traction and can create some challenging and dangerous driving conditions.
This webinar will provide attendees with information about cyber threats, consequences, understand the traditional cyber coverage and other topics. This 30 minutes webinar event is free. Please register before the day of the webinar.
America’s vast economy moves on the wheels of rigs, large and small. We all know that if you’ve got it; a truck or van brought it. Unfortunately, thieves know that too and cargo theft remains a constant concern.
Those of us in the transportation industry have a tendency to get caught up with loads, roads, equipment, paperwork, cell phones, iPads, computers and GPS. As a result, we sometimes forget some very important things about our industry and the careers we have chosen.
In 2017, the Transportation Security Administration issued a six-page advisory document to truck and bus companies to be cautious of potential terrorists. Shortly after, New York City announced spend to install 1,500 cement protective barriers around the city to protect public ways. Other cities are utilizing recessed trenches and creating more public space to put distance between attractions and thoroughfares.