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CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding
CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding

February 22, 2016
Contending that “spending on highways does not correspond very well with how the roads are used and valued,” the Congressional Budget Office has issued a...

Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors
Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors

February 11, 2016
No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking...

NTSB: Trucker, Carrier, FMCSA at Fault in Fatal Truck Crash
NTSB: Trucker, Carrier, FMCSA at Fault in Fatal Truck Crash

February 10, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board determined the probable cause of a fatal truck crash two year ago was a trucker's fatigue – but it said a carrier's...

Cosmo and the Woman Trucker
Cosmo and the Woman Trucker

February 9, 2016
Cosmopolitan is not where most would-be truckers will turn for advice on launching a career behind the wheel.

Will Highway Trust Fund Run Dry in 5 Years?
Will Highway Trust Fund Run Dry in 5 Years?

February 8, 2016
A new projections from the Congressional Budget Office about where the Highway Trust Fund will be by the end of 2021 illustrates the inherent flaw in how...

NTSB: Cut Impaired, Distracted, Fatigued Driving
NTSB: Cut Impaired, Distracted, Fatigued Driving

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...

Q&A: ATA Chairman Pat Thomas on What's Ahead in Lobbying
Q&A: ATA Chairman Pat Thomas on What's Ahead in Lobbying

January 12, 2016
Pat Thomas, senior vice president of State Government Affairs for UPS, and current chairman of the American Trucking Associations, speaks to HDT on the...

Whole Lotta Leasin' Goin' On
Whole Lotta Leasin' Goin' On

January 11, 2016
Anyone who knows trucking knows an awful lot of the trucks running around this big country are not owned by the company whose name is stenciled on the...

NY-NJ Port Authority Revises Older-Trucks Plan
NY-NJ Port Authority Revises Older-Trucks Plan

January 8, 2016
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is proposing to deny access to trucks with model year 1994 and 1995 engines, effective January 1, 2018, and to...

For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…
For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…

January 5, 2016
The question, agree those on both side of the truck-tolling divide, is how to pay for the extensive repairs and improvements needed to keep Rhode Island...