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Why Tesla Matters – Beyond the Electric Powertrain
Why Tesla Matters – Beyond the Electric Powertrain

November 17, 2017
Powertrain aside, the Tesla truck is a glimpse of the future of trucking and will be a game-changer for trucks very soon, says Jack Roberts in his Truck...

Q. I’ve heard that there are two new exemptions to the upcoming ELD mandate. Is that true? And if so, what are they?

November 14, 2017
A. Yes, it is true. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has granted two temporary exemptions to the ELD mandate...

ELDs, Hours of Service, Detention – And Data
ELDs, Hours of Service, Detention – And Data

November 14, 2017
What can data from electronic logging devices tell us about the effect of detention times? Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.

Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70th Anniversary
Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70th Anniversary

November 14, 2017
The mechanical gooseneck revolutionized equipment loading by eliminating the need to drive machinery up and over the trailer tires, says Talbert. Tom Berg...

Q. Is an ELD provider required to notify its fleet customers if its ELD solution has been removed from the FMCSA’s ELD registration list due to non-compliance?

November 14, 2017
A. No, ELD providers are not required to notify its customers their devices have been removed from the ELD registration list due to non-compliance...

Q. During a roadside inspection, is it required to have unassigned driving reports available?

November 14, 2017
A. Yes, it is required that the inspected driver’s profile and the unidentified driver profile be available as separate reports during a roadside inspection...

Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash
Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash

November 9, 2017
Media outlets are reporting a collision between a driverless shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer in Las Vegas just hours after the bus was unveiled - and the...

End Dump Plays the Middle Man in Grain Transfer Operation
End Dump Plays the Middle Man in Grain Transfer Operation

November 8, 2017
A big two-wheel field cart has brought beans directly to a silo but needed the semi to dump them into an auger. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior...

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?
Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

November 3, 2017
Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations...

No CDL Needed to Operate This Trailer Spotter
No CDL Needed to Operate This Trailer Spotter

October 30, 2017
TrailerCaddy is battery-electric powered and can move empty and loaded semitrailers weighing up to 70,000 pounds, its maker says. Blog commentary by Tom...

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