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The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking
The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

May 24, 2017
Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe...

Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability
Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability

July 11, 2017
Jack Roberts shares his first impressions of Volvo's new VNL highway tractor. In a world increasingly focused on new technology, Volvo designers made sure...

Will Trump's Take on Trade Be Boost or Bust for Fleets?
Will Trump's Take on Trade Be Boost or Bust for Fleets?

January 27, 2017
Last summer, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported that cross-border trade generated by NAFTA alone was worth $89 billion to the trucking industry....

Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck
Demise of the Dumb Dump Truck

July 20, 2017
Today’s dump trucks are smart, connected and integrated — but still tough enough to handle heavy loads in tough working conditions.

Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule
Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule

December 30, 2016
A trucking association and several safety advocacy groups have petitioned FCMSA to reconsider the Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule and add minimum...

Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar
Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar

October 5, 2017
International has revamped its stand-out LoneStar highway tractor with a perfect blend of modern amenities and Old School style. HDT's Jack Roberts got a...

Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year
Truck Platooning to Become Reality This Year

April 13, 2017
Peloton CEO Josh Switkes says early-adopter platooning fleets are "chomping at the bit" and ready to go. An infusion of funding led by Omnitracs will help...

21st Century Truck Wheels
21st Century Truck Wheels

December 22, 2016
In practice, wheels function quite well with only limited attention and maintenance. But that’s no excuse not to pay attention to them at regular intervals.

HDT Truck Fleet Innovators: It Pays to Focus on Data and People
HDT Truck Fleet Innovators: It Pays to Focus on Data and People

May 9, 2017
Forward-thinking fleet executives touched on a variety of hot-button topics at the Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange fleet networking conference in Phoenix,...

Commentary: Get Ready for Trucking's Future
Commentary: Get Ready for Trucking's Future

May 19, 2017
The only certain thing about the future is that some companies will figure out how to make money using emerging transportation technology. Will your fleet...