Momentum building to slash detention times

Idle hands may be the devil’s workshop, but idle trucks don’t work for anybody.

Driver detention is the downtime in hauling that befalls truckers at pickup or delivery locations. Everyone in the industry dreads delays, especially expensive ones, and detention costs do enormous harm to the bottom line.

In fact, driver detention times have become such a pressing issue that even U.S. lawmakers are urging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to address the matter.

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