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The Steel Box That Changed Global Logistics
The Steel Box That Changed Global Logistics

January 9, 2017
A dockworker from the 1950s would not recognize a modern cargo port, where huge gantries move steel boxes full of cargo from all over the world between...

FMCSA Administrator Gets Glimpse of Life on the Road
FMCSA Administrator Gets Glimpse of Life on the Road

December 12, 2016
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Scott Darling last week got a taste of life on the road when he went for a ride with Women In Trucking...

Helping Others Isn't Limited to the Holidays
Helping Others Isn't Limited to the Holidays

December 8, 2016
When Brayton Martin gets behind the wheel of a semi in the Mother’s Day Truck Convoy, anyone within earshot knows it. He lays on the horn. The longer and...

Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video
Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

November 29, 2016
In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the...

Celebrating Strong Women in Trucking
Celebrating Strong Women in Trucking

November 16, 2016
The trucking industry is largely celebrating the election of Donald Trump as president, thanks to his promises to reduce industry regulation and invest in...

Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week
Autonomous Trucks, Hair Testing and E-Commerce in the News This Week

November 14, 2016
We highlight several stories that appeared in the mainstream press this week, dealing with hair testing for drugs and alcohol colliding with religious...

5 Takeaways from ATA MC&E
5 Takeaways from ATA MC&E

October 13, 2016
The American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference & Exhibition wrapped up in Las Vegas last week, so Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge has...

Speed Limiters Redux
Speed Limiters Redux

October 12, 2016
A recent editorial on speed limiters generated a flurry of comments. HDT's Deborah Lockridge shares some of them, and some more thoughts on this...

Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking
Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking

September 28, 2016
The term "Uber for trucking" is at risk of becoming a generic term, being used for a variety of new apps aimed at automating the load booking process, but...

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record
Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

August 26, 2016
Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck,...