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2017's Best Blog Posts

In addition to Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's news coverage of the trucking industry, our editors also provided commentary to give insight and context to 2017's stories - both big and small.

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Ferguson Names Fleet Manager

Chad Edmondson provides strategic management and oversight of nearly 10,000 assets nationwide.

Peloton says trucks equipped with its latest platooning technology logged more than 1,000 miles in a series of tests in Florida earlier this month. Photo: Peloton

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Peloton Logs Over 1,000 Miles in Florida Platooning Demonstration

A series of just-concluded demonstrations in Florida will help officials there prepare for platooning legislation in the future, Peloton says.

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FHWA Approves 2 Rhode Island Truck Tolling Stations

A truck-tolling project in Rhode Island, fought by the trucking industry, has received a federal go-ahead. It's expected construction of the first two electronic truck-only tolling locations on Interstate 95 will begin in January.

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Top 10 Feature Articles of 2017

With 2017 in the rear view mirror, we look back at the most popular feature articles of the past year on Truckinginfo.com.

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Economic Watch: Consumer Confidence Slips, Overall Expectations Still High

Uncertainty about tax reform was the likely culprit as a measure of consumer confidence retreated this month after hitting a 17-year high. However, expectations are the current quarter will show solid overall economic performance once more numbers start rolling in.

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Albany XPO Drivers File for Teamsters Representation

Thirty-four drivers at the XPO Logistics facility in Albany, N.Y., have filed for representation with the Local 294 chapter of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the union has announced.

The Post My Truck feature allows drivers to plan ahead based on when their truck is expected have available capacity for loads. Image via Uber Freight

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Uber Freight Adds Personalized Load-Matching Features

Uber Freight has announced two additions to its suite of personalized load-matching features aimed at improving the user experience.

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Spot Van, Reefer Rates Retreat from Record Highs as Flatbeds Inch Higher

National average spot truckload rates for van and refrigerated freight eased down from record highs during the week ending Dec. 16, according to DAT Solutions and its network of load boards.

Driver safety scorecards help drivers understand where they rank in terms of safety. Fleet managers can reward the best drivers with incentives.  Source: MiX Telematics

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The Top 10 KPIs Every Fleet Manager Should Track

ELDs will increase the amount of useful data that fleets can use to improve safety, efficiency and compliance. While KPIs will differ by fleet size and vertical, here are the most common – the ones every fleet should be tracking.

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