HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

August 2014

Cover Story
Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry
By Staff

There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.

Features

Electronic Logs Mandate: Outrage & Applause

By Oliver Patton

The electronic logging device mandate has sparked a variety of responses with some questioning and others embracing the change.

Departments

Explaining the Internet of [Trucking] Things OEMs are increasingly getting involved in this web of smart devices, sensors and data, such as the recently announced partnership between Volvo and Telogis. Photo courtesy of Telogis.

By Jim Beach

OEMs are increasingly getting involved in the web of smart devices, sensors and data.

Driving A SuperTruck

By Jim Park

The SuperTruck lives up to its name as a groundbreaking technology demonstration project that is also fun to drive.

Test Drives

Test Drive: Allison’s TC10 Automatic Transmission

By Tom Berg

This 10-speed brings continuous power to a crowded field of smooth self-shifters.

Editorials

Commentary: Safety and Compliance — Everyone’s Problem

By Deborah Lockridge

From drivers to dispatchers to upper management, safety and compliance is everyone's responsibility, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her August Editorial.

New Truck? Or New World?

By Rolf Lockwood

What two driverless trucks can tell us about the future of transportation and society at large.

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