Internationl demonstrates that technology and style needn't be at odds with its revamped LoneStar tractor. Photo: Christina Hamner

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Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar

International has revamped its stand-out LoneStar highway tractor with a perfect blend of modern amenities and Old School style. HDT's Jack Roberts got a sneak peek, and here are his first on-the-road impressions.

Deborah Lockridge

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Commentary: Can Autonomous Trucks Help You Attract Fresh Talent?

We tend to shake our heads and roll our eyes at the breathless coverage in the mainstream and tech media about “driverless trucks”. But there’s one good thing about all this coverage: It’s helping to make trucking look “cool”, says Editor In Chief Deborah Lockridge in her September editorial.

Is that an AOBRD or an ELD? Photo: Roehl Transport

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What You Need to Know About ELD Mandate Enforcement

Whether you’ve got your electronic logging devices on order, or you’re still researching your options, there are many questions out there regarding just what’s going to happen at the roadside when the ELD mandate goes into effect Dec. 18.

A single index finger was all that was needed to whip this Peterbilt through a Figure-8 course with ZF's Reax steering system. Photo: Jack Roberts

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Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

A new electronic steering augmentation system from ZF can help drivers reduce stress while boosting safety.

Photo: ERoad

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Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers

For drivers working for a driver service or temporary driver pool, how do they transfer their logs from one carrier to another? The short answer is, they can't.

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ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data

Why settle for simple electronic logging when it can serve as a total fleet management solution in a box?

The tests are tougher, but many schools are looking for loopholes now that Canada's additional mandatory training requirement is law. Photos: John G. Smith

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Special Report: Canada's New Mandatory Driver Training Law

Canada has increased its mandatory requirements for entry-level driver training with mixed results so far.

Depending on whether an owner-operator is running a single truck or a small fleet, the fleet management software options available on most devices may or may not be needed. Photo: J.J. Keller

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What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device mandate is causing a lot of confusion and concern among the smallest fleets and single truck owner-operators. With just four months until the regulation comes into force, here are a few things to consider as we brace for December 18 – the date the mandate kicks in.

Deborah Lockridge

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Commentary: Is Your Lease-Purchase Program a Problem?

There are plenty of horror stories out there about owner-operator lease-purchase programs, and not just at the ports, explains Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her August editorial.

News reports on the Trump adminstration's move to halt a sleep apnea rule for truck drivers were mostly negative in their coverage. Photo: Volvo Group

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Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions

The Trump administration's move to halt progress on a proposal that would have required sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers was met with largely negative reactions in press reports from around the country and the world.

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