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Early Driving Experience: The Link Between Orientation and a Veteran Driver

by Tim Hindes on July 8, 2019

If you have followed our research at Stay Metrics for long, you probably have heard us refer to the “Socialization” process for new drivers (see figure below). This process begins during recruiting and goes through several stages before producing a driver who is with a carrier long-term. Much of our analysis in the past has focused on the recruiting and orientation stages, but today I would like to focus on the early driving experience. What do I mean by “early driving experience”? This time period is generally a driver’s first year at a carrier. It consists of a driver's first…
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They leave because they can

by Fleet Owner on July 15, 2019

I was listening to a webinar a few weeks ago about the driver shortage. One of the speakers in answering the question, “Why do drivers leave?” gave this answer: “Because they can.” That struck me as simple but profound.

In fact, given today’s low unemployment level, all of your employees have many other options to choose from. 

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