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March 26, 2018

FMCSA Chief: Agency ‘Open to Ideas’ on Improving Safety

Federal Motor Carrier Safety administrator Raymond Martinez spoke at the TCA annual convention saying right off the bat that the FMCSA does not have a monopoly on safety and explained that the agency he’s helmed for just shy of a month “needs to remain open to ideas other may have” on how to improve highway safety.

March 23, 2018

Outgoing ATD Chairman Wants Tax on Trucks and Trailers Repealed

At the ATD Show in Las Vegas, Steve Parker, chairman of the American Truck Dealers organization, urged dealers to work with congress to repeal the federal excise tax on the sale of heavy duty trucks and trailers.

March 21, 2018

Trucking Returns to Kentucky for 2018 MATS

The Mid-America Trucking Show this week at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Kentucky, features a variety of educational sessions, the country's largest trucking expo, and other trucking festivities aimed at drivers, owner-operators, small fleets and other trucking enthusiasts.

March 15, 2018

ATA Expands Mid-Year Management Event

ATA has rebranded its annual May Leadership Meeting to offer a more inclusive experience on the trucking industry calendar, dubbed the Mid-Year Management Session.

March 9, 2018

FMCSA Administrator to Speak at TCA Annual Convention

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Ray Martinez will give an address at the 80th Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention in March.

March 6, 2018

Photos: 2018 TMC Annual Meeting

The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations held its 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. HDT's editors were there and have these photo highlights.

March 4, 2018

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting Kicks off in Atlanta

As TMC's annual meeting kicks off this week, news on new products, maintenance procedures and emerging technology in the trucking industry will flow out of Atlanta, including sessions on hot topics such as last-mile delivery and autonomous trucks.

February 26, 2018

Work Truck Show to Bring Slew of Vehicles, Products

Truck manufacturers, as well as auxiliary equipment manufacturer, are gearing up to reveal several new vehicles and solutions at the Work Truck Show from March 6–9 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

January 30, 2018

Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

January 25, 2018

2018 World of Concrete Show [Photos]

World of Concrete is held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and it’s the year's first trade show where truck builders announce new or improved vocational models. HDT's Tom Berg was there.

January 11, 2018

New Conference Puts Focus on Freight Technology

FreightWaves is launching its inaugural Transparency18 conference, focusing on freight technology and the economy. The conference is set to take place from May 22-23 in Atlanta, Ga.

December 6, 2017

New Speakers Lined Up for Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week

The organizers of the 13th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week have announced three new speakers for the four-day conference at the Mirage in Las Vegas.

November 27, 2017

On the Spot: Mexico's Expo Transporte Trade Show [Video]

Expo Transporte is a trucking trade show in Mexico that featured vehicles and exhibits from some of the largest manufacturers in the U.S., Europe and Asia, showing off their options for the Latin American market. Equipment Editor Jim Park was on hand to cover the show.

November 14, 2017

Photos from the Expo Transporte Show in Mexico

Expo Transporte is Mexico's big trucking trade show. You'll see a few names here that you recognize and a few that you won't. You'll even see some products from familiar names that aren’t available here, like a transit bus from International. Photos by Equipment Editor Jim Park and Executive Editor David Cullen.

October 26, 2017

2018 Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for a spot at next year’s Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange networking and education event, being held May 9-11, 2018, at the Scottsdale resort at McCormick Ranch outside Phoenix.

October 25, 2017

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week January Dates Announced

The 13th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week will be held Jan. 22-25 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The event is a four-day conference for the North American independent heavy-duty aftermarket industry.

September 27, 2017

Organizer: New NACV Truck Show Opened Strong

The numbers are not all in yet, but given preliminary figures and his own expert sense of how shows go, one of the organizers of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show was ready to declare it a solid success at the end of the third of its four-day inaugural run, despite comments from some exhibitors about light attendance.

September 25, 2017

Daimler Announces Public Highway Platooning Tests

DTNA president Roger Nielsen revealed at the NACV Show in Atlanta that the company is conducting platooning tests on public highways in Oregon and Nevada.

September 21, 2017

Russia’s Comtrans Show Reflects Improving Truck Market

Russia’s Comtrans, the largest truck and transportation exhibition in Europe this year, showed off nearly everything offered on the Russian market for five days earlier this month in Moscow.

September 7, 2017

Run on Less Kicks Off as Participants Aim for 9 mpg

Run on Less, billed as a first-of-its-kind national fuel efficiency roadshow, has kicked off this week from multiple locations around the country.

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