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In Search of Owner-Operators
In Search of Owner-Operators

April 1, 2015
After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain...

Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel
Drivers Key Focus of HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Panel

March 25, 2015
Spontaneous applause broke out following an impassioned answer to a question by HDT Truck Fleet Innovator Steve Rush during a panel discussion Wednesday.

Building a Safety Culture from the Driver Up
Building a Safety Culture from the Driver Up

March 11, 2015
Every company has a culture, whether intentional or not. For three carriers represented at a panel discussion at the Truckload Carriers Association annual...

Expanding the Driver Pool
Expanding the Driver Pool

March 1, 2015
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways...

Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?
Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

March 1, 2015
Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But...

NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving
NTSB Takes Aim at Commercial Trucking Safety, Distracted Driving

January 14, 2015
Strengthening commercial trucking safety is one of four new issues on the National Transportation Safety Board's Most Wanted List for 2015, including active...

Poll Gauges American Attitudes Toward Trucking Image, Infrastructure Funding
Poll Gauges American Attitudes Toward Trucking Image, Infrastructure Funding

October 6, 2014
SAN DIEGO – It looks like the trucking industry's efforts to educate the general public about the safety and vital nature of trucking may be working, based...

Safety & Compliance: Using a Simulator in Your Safety Program
Safety & Compliance: Using a Simulator in Your Safety Program

September 23, 2014
Although driving simulators have been around for a long time, the current technology is more sophisticated, takes up less space and more affordable.

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of A Driver Simulator Program
7 Ways to Get the Most Out of A Driver Simulator Program

September 19, 2014
Driving simulators today are more sophisticated, take up less space and are more affordable. How do you make sure you're choosing the right one for your...

Former Administrator Predicts Temporary Rulemaking Slowdown
Former Administrator Predicts Temporary Rulemaking Slowdown

September 10, 2014
Annette Sandberg, a former FMCSA Administrator turned consultant, on what will happen with pending safety rules and some troubling tactics the...