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FMCSA Moving Toward Dropping Diabetic Exemption Requirement
FMCSA Moving Toward Dropping Diabetic Exemption Requirement

August 7, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration is seeking public comment on whether it should eliminate the requirement that drivers with insulin-treated diabetes...

EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay
EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay

April 4, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, HDT's David Cullen weighs in on an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to eliminate the agency's voluntary fuel-saving...

Self-Driving Trucks Need to Gain Traction on Capitol Hill
Self-Driving Trucks Need to Gain Traction on Capitol Hill

September 7, 2017
Despite the argument that some sort of self-driving truck will become an everyday reality before any self-driving car does, legislation that would ease the...

'Welcome to Washington...'
'Welcome to Washington...'

May 25, 2017
Are we on a highway to nowhere? In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen delves into what President Trump's budget proposal has to say about...

Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing
Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing

February 17, 2017
The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to...

Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks
Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks

November 15, 2017
The rollout of two new market-specific cabover trucks in Mexico exemplifies Daimler Trucks overarching strategy of acting globally but thinking locally.

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme
Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

August 9, 2017
Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

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...

Daimler’s Global Truck Chief Bernhard Resigns
Daimler’s Global Truck Chief Bernhard Resigns

February 10, 2017
Wolfgang Bernhard has resigned from the Board of Management of Daimler AG, the company announced on Feb. 10.

Mack Trucks' Slagle is Bullish on Class 8 Truck Market
Mack Trucks' Slagle is Bullish on Class 8 Truck Market

May 18, 2017
The head of Mack Trucks regards the state of the heavy-duty truck market as solid. “Everyone in the industry has succeeded in bringing inventory down to...