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The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between career stage, time spent on the road, and driver work-related attitudes. Three phenomena make the study of truck driver attitudes salient to carriers and shippers. First, turnover among truck drivers has traditionally been very high. Research...

 

This paper examines the results of a 1990 study conducted to determine what contributes and detracts from job satisfaction for drivers as a means of addressing the driver turnover/retention issue. A total of 3,910 drivers responded to a 20-page, 68-question survey resulting in a 34 percent response rate....

 

This study was conducted in an effort to add knowledge to the issue of hours of service rules that regulate commercial truck drivers. Drivers, carriers, and society in general would appear to experience positive net gains from a change in the cumulative hours of service rules from the current 70-in-8...

 

In the motor carrier industry, many drivers are paid based on the number of miles they drive. Because of this, they can be said to be on a piecework system of payment. This paper explores some ideas and theory about piecework and applies these to drivers. The theories discussed are those pertaining to...

 

This study seeks to provide truckload carrier management information to improve their human resource management strategies. It has been shown that job satisfaction is related to turnover, and turnover results in increased costs for the firm. Thus, this study seeks to lower carrier costs by focusing on...

 

This study looks at drivers' opinions about specific areas of their work and how important these areas are to their job satisfaction. Management's perceptions are compared to drivers' opinions. Job satisfaction is theoretically linked to driver productivity, turnover, new entrants, and few drivers exiting...

 

The motor carrier industry faces a costly problem with driver turnover and a general driver shortage. This paper looks at drivers' opinions about specific areas of their work and how important these areas are to their job satisfaction. Management's perceptions of drivers are also addressed and compared...

 

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Act of 1986 requires that drivers of certain vehicles (especially large trucks) obtain a commercial drivers license. The law as originally written would require that farmers obtain the license if their vehicles and shipment types fall within the established provisions of...

 
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