• I spent a day following a Coca-Cola truck driver on his NYC route - and it only took a couple hours to see what one of the biggest challenges is for delivery drivers in the city

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bike lanes have become a typical addition to many New York City streets.
    That's made the job of delivery truck drivers in the city more challenging as parking has diminished.
    Still, few bikers are sympathetic to the challenges truck drivers face in the city.
    Biking has become wildly popular in New York City the past decade.
    New York City officials told The New York Times last year that the number of daily bike trips in the city has jumped from 170,000 in 2005 to 450,000 in 2017. It's the fastest-growing mode of transport in New York.
    As a result, bike lanes are becoming more common. The...
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  • Truck drivers detest a new law that forces them to take a 10-hour rest break - and they're getting support from an unlikely source

    Truck drivers detest a new law that forces them to take a 10-hour rest break - and they're getting support from an unlikely source

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    The electronic-logging device mandate has attracted ire from truck drivers since it went into effect in December 2017.
    However, the hours of service law is what underpins the much-hated ELD mandate.
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering changes to HOS laws and would remove some of the most-disliked portions of the law.
    In a rare moment of agreement, both truck drivers and industry leaders told Business Insider they're in support of the changes.
    When the electronic-logging device mandate came into effect last December, long-time truckers like Bill Smith, who has...
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