Ryder Offers Trucks Designed for Women Drivers. A female-friendly heavy-duty truck package will be available for lease through Ryder System, the company announced. The custom specification was designed with the help of several OEMs and the Women In Trucking Association. Ryder says it's making the spec available to better meet the needs of female drivers with adjustments to service points, ergonomics and security. The vehicles will feature adjusted height and placement of cab grab handles, adjustable seatbelt shoulder straps, improved placement of dash cluster gauges and better access to oil and coolant checks and fill ports.
“This custom truck package is not only more ergonomically friendly to women, but will also benefit other drivers with the same types of needs,” said Scott Perry, vice president of supply management and global fuel products at Ryder. Click To Read Full Article
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