Trucking, like many industries, has been shaken and deeply changed by the pandemic.
Compliance with the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) REAL ID program for driver’s licenses is about more than getting onto airplanes. It also affects access to federal facilities and nuclear power plants, which may apply to anyone doing business with the government or utilities operating nuclear plants.
In 1964, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act which among other requirements stated that any selection procedure must be related to the job. With regards to the use of a Physical Abilities Test, this means the level of physical demands required for passing such a test cannot be greater than the actual job itself.
Sometimes it's the little things that mean a lot. We’re in the process of gathering important feedback from our customers during our annual iiX Customer Satisfaction Survey. What are we doing right? What can we improve upon? We encourage iiX customers to take a few minutes to tell us how you feel about the service we’re providing to you. We'll put that information to good use.
In business, as in life, change is normal. Your company’s name or location can change. Employees move around: Perhaps your top sales executive Bill has moved on to a new position within the company. Maybe June—a primary gatekeeper of critical information—has decided after 30 years to retire. Or perhaps Ann, a key contact person within the organization, is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
The recent Equifax data breach has potentially compromised the personal data of some 143 million Americans–or half the U.S. adult population. In what is thought to be the largest-recorded cyber breach ever, the names, birth dates, addresses, and Social Security and driver’s license numbers of consumers were compromised by unauthorized individuals. Some credit card information may also have been breached.
Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducted tests that show strong side underride guards on tractor trailers are effective for preventing underride crashes. Underride guards are steel bars attached below a trailer to prevent a smaller vehicle from going under the trailer during a crash.