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Our Best Driving Tips are Really Just Common Sense
Having been in business for over 20 years, we at Drive Star appreciate that our real strength is our driver roster. And during those 20 years we’ve also learned that for the best possible driver candidate to excel, they’ll need safety training – and we mean the best around.
Hence the list here below, taken from those 20 years of managing our drivers via their driving experience…and yes, we do expect our drivers to contribute new ones too as they learn same!

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New Tactics Required for New Driver Recruits
The latest news from CNN Money continues to show that trucking companies are currently operating with a shortage of about 30,000+ drivers, which could increase to 100,000 due to needs for additional drivers as new hours of service (HOS) rules and widespread use of EOBRs settle in.
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Improving Road Safety in Ontario:
While we understand that our drivers use the highways all over the continent, it was the recent passing of new Road Safety laws here in our own home province of Ontario that prompted us to comment on same. Here, all accross the province, our Provincial government has updated the penaltys for “distracted driving” as outlined here for all to note.

And what is “distracted driving?” In our minds it’s anything really that can take the focus of doing the “driving” away from doing just that – and it would include using yes, that smartphone on your hip.

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It would be no surprise, that we here at Drive Star pay particular attention to trucking trends across the continent….so when the ATA put out their report for 2013, we learned from same and thought we might pass along some of the highlights to our readers!

The recent report shows that trucking is one of the major driving forces behind the improving economy.  Safe, reliable and efficient motor carriers enable businesses throughout the entire supply chain to keep inventories lean, thereby saving the economy billions of dollars each year — JIT works!

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Read here about the top 3 tips on how to get incremental sales for your own transportation firm....
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Thinking on the top three items that help drive a truck shuttle firms success was not as hard as that may sound...so our most recent blog piece just lists them for you to read and then to use!

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Another great Blog posting just went up from our Director of Sales on why we will never ask for your business unless we can improve it!

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