January 14, 2016
NTSB's new “Most Wanted List” of safety improvements stresses the continuing need to reduce accidents caused by drivers who are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs as well as those who are distracted or fatigued.
December 28, 2015
A historic bridge collapsed in Paoli, Ind., when a truck driver drove across it despite the truck weighing nearly 24 tons more than the bridge's posted weight limit.
December 2, 2015
A fleet safety director offers tips on how to successfully promote safety within a fleet.
November 30, 2015
Buried in the stats of accident reporting lies the unvarnished truth: Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance kills.
November 20, 2015
Now in production for Peterbilt’s flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats.
October 16, 2015
The CEI Group will at the ATA's Management Conference and Exhibition showing ways that it helps vocational fleets prevent and manage accidents.
October 14, 2015
Thanks to a combination of government regulations and market pressures, operating trucks safely has never been more mutually beneficial to fleets and drivers.
Lytx says its new driver safety solution ActiveVision is designed to help detect, analyze and address distracted and drowsy driving.
October 1, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has concluded data collection for the congressionally-mandated study on the effects of hours-of-service restart regulations.
August 24, 2015
You simply won't believe your eyes when you see what some dumb-*ss truck driver is doing in this YouTube video. Equipment editor Jim Park is just glad he was kind enough to leave behind this bit of evidence. Does anybody have any idea who this guy is?
July 9, 2015
The CVSA has named Con-way Freight driver Ross Reynolds the first winner of its International Driver Excellence Award.
June 22, 2015
Many traffic accidents in Argentina happen when motorists try to pass slower vehicles on two-lane roads.Here's a fix.
June 17, 2015
The Trucking Alliance is urging the Senate to reject riders to the funding bill that “would compromise truck safety” by reducing funding for certain truck-safety programs and for infrastructure improvements.
May 21, 2015
Truck fleets are increasingly deploying in-cab video systems as part of their technological arsenal to increase safety and security.
May 18, 2015
Start with the basics when training drivers – but it may pay to look back to bring them ahead. Part 5 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.
May 1, 2015
Within the first three weeks after it deployed the SmartDrive Systems video-based driver safety program, Mid South Baking Company boosted its internal safety score by 68%.
April 30, 2015
Seeing Machines has announced the U.S. launch of Seeing Machines Fleet, an accident-avoidance solution that helps truck drivers and fleet operators better manage fatigue and distraction events in real time
April 27, 2015
There’s no getting around it — people get tired. But when they’re driving a truck loaded with thousands of pounds of freight, the risks associated with fatigue increase exponentially.
April 23, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking public comment on its potential development of a program that would take into consideration a motor carrier’s “proactive voluntary implementation of state-of-the-art best practices and technologies” when evaluating the company’s safety program.
April 16, 2015
The Idaho Transportation Department has released a specialized trucker’s version of its traveler services 511 mobile app that reformats the information in the standard app for commercial vehicles.
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