How To Keep Your Fleet From Having A Breakdown

Recently the American Truck Business Services (ATBS) posted some tips to help trucks prevent breakdowns. Most of these tips are a matter of common sense but they’re noteworthy nonetheless because owners and drivers of transportation services should be doing them to keep their vehicles in good working order. Ensure Complete Pre- and Post-Trip Inspections are …

Insurance Rates to Increase due to Large Payouts for Truck Crashes

This year there was a price increase in tractor-trailer insurance rates due to an increased number of truck crashes resulting in massive judgments and settlements. Rates will more than likely continue to surge as representatives such as Matt Cartwright of Washington, D.C. sponsors bills to raise the minimum liability coverage to $4.5 million instead of …

UBER And Same Day Delivery

UBER CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that UBER may potentially offer same-day delivery services to its customers. During a meeting held in New York at the Economic Club, Khosrowshahi stated he could see the business expanding to provide these services to those they serve. Khosrowshahi has been CEO since 2017 and said his tenure is that …

Deciding Whether You Need Blind Spot Detection

Those who’ve owned cars with blind-spot detection oftentimes feel as though this is a frivolous, costly convenience. However, anyone who doesn’t have this device will tell you that they want this feature in their next vehicle. Of course, this feature works differently depending upon the transportation manufacturer, it still serves the same purpose: It helps …

Bill Passed In Florida Allows Uber And Lyft To Transport Medicaid Patients To Medical Appointments For Free

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, a bill (HB 411) was approved by Florida’s House of Representatives allowing ridesharing companies (e.g. Uber, Lyft) to act as a transportation service giving Medicaid patients non-emergency transportation to their medical appointments. According to HB 411 managed care providers will now arrange for these companies to transport their patients back …

Businesses Currently Testing Drone Delivery

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., and one of Google’s affiliates are currently in the process of testing how drone delivery can place drugstore products on their customers’ doorsteps shortly after they’ve been ordered. In fact, this same day delivery service will start being offered in Christiansburg, VA next month. This service will be provided by a …

Relativity Space And Momentus Form A New Partnership

Relativity Space is in the business of manufacturing technologies to create space equipment and rockets that are completely made from 3D printing. Recently they’ve signed a new paying customer, Momentus – an orbital transportation service. What This new Partnership Means As part of this deal, Relativity’s Terran One rocket is going to carry Momentus’ satellites …

Looking Toward the Future of Florida’s Transportation Service

The population in the Sarasota-Manatee region is continuing to grow today. As it does so it’s important to make sure to plan for adequate roads, bridges, and transportation services. This is why the Florida Department of Transportation and the Sarasota-Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization held “Transform Tomorrow” at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee earlier in …