Trucking expert witnesses may testify on hours of service, trucking accidents, and federal motor vehicle safety standards, as well as related issues. In Pillars of Driver Retention Truckinginfo.com author Marc Mayfield writes:
You can tie down your loads but you can’t tie down your drivers. However, with a little forethought, you might be able to keep the good ones feeling secure.
In a loose adaptation from the book “In The Driver’s Seat: Interstate Trucking, a Journey,” trucker/author Marc Mayfield offers these tips for keeping your operators satisfied:
1. Inform. As you roll out new policies and procedures, keep your drivers in the loop. Let them know that they’re not out there on their own and that they’re part of a team that includes managers, mechanics, secretaries and others.