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5 Things Drivers Could Be Doing to Prepare for the ELD Mandate

The December 18th deadline for mandating the use of ELDs is quickly approaching. Here are 5 things drivers can do to make sure they are ready and can continue to succeed as owner operators and truck drivers.
It’s official. No more debating and wondering and hoping that electronic log mandates won’t be passed. These new laws are here to stay, and so starting December 18th… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2017/11/4-things-drivers-could-be-doing-prepare-eld-mandate/

A Key to Safe Driving: Mental Alertness

As an owner operator you are responsible for managing more than just a job. You must drive safely to protect yourself and everyone else out on the roads. Being mental alert is a critical part of driving safely.
I have this weird habit. Sometime when I am driving I count how many times I can clench my teeth between the shadow the of light poles cast by the sun on the interstate. Usually,… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2017/07/key-safe-driving-mental-alertness/

Free Mid-Trip Inspections at TA Truck Service

TA is offering free mid-trip inspections May 1- June 9!
Are you ready for the CVSA Annual Roadcheck taking place June 7-9? Did you know Brakes are the #1 reason for out-of-service violations? To help you out TA Truck Service… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2016/06/free-mid-trip-inspections/

A Message from Mary - Vehicle Maintenance

Safety message.
Can you answer these simple questions today… - Does ANY of the reflective sheeting around my tractor and trailer need to be replaced? - Are ALL of my mud flaps there and in… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2016/05/message-mary-vehicle-maintenance/

2nd Quarter Safe Driving Bonuses

The Incentive 2015 driver bonus program seems to be working! Please congratulate and thank your drivers for getting clean inspections during the 2nd quarter and let them know we will be sending out their gift cards this week.
Autumn Transport would like to recognize and thank the following drivers for achieving clean inspections during our second quarter. All of the drivers listed will receive gift… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2015/07/2nd-quarter-safe-driving-bonuses/

Safe Driving Starts with F.O.C.U.S.

Safe driving is a ongoing priority for everyone in the transportation industry, no matter whether you are sitting behind the wheel of a truck or behind a dispatch computer screen.… http://www.autumngrain.com/blog/2015/06/focus-safer-driving/