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DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention
DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention

February 5, 2018
An audit slams the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plan to collect data on driver detention, noting that the data collected “may not...

5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say
5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say

February 1, 2018
Is there such a thing as too big an exemption to the electronic logging rule? That’s the gist of joint comments submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier...

FMCSA’s Gautreaux Sees Innovation Driving Safety Forward
FMCSA’s Gautreaux Sees Innovation Driving Safety Forward

January 10, 2018
At the start of her first full year helping to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux praised the agency...

TRALA Scores 90-Day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Truck Rentals
TRALA Scores 90-Day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Truck Rentals

December 12, 2017
A 90-day waiver from the electronic logging device mandate will soon be issued for carriers operating short-term rental trucks (defined as 30 days or less)...

ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate
ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate

December 11, 2017
With just a week to go until the much-debated electronic logging device rule kicks in on Dec. 18, HDT asked top officials of two trucking associations that...

FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers
FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers

November 20, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be issuing to haulers of agricultural commodities a 90-day temporary waiver of the new electronic...

Why Insurance Costs are Sky-High
Why Insurance Costs are Sky-High

October 19, 2017
A perfect storm of business conditions has whipped up insurance costs, but applying technology and managing people can help calm the tempest.

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule
Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule

October 13, 2017
Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas...

FMSCA to Exempt Short-Term Truck Rentals from ELD Rule
FMSCA to Exempt Short-Term Truck Rentals from ELD Rule

October 10, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected to announce on Oct. 11 that it will grant an exemption from being required to use an electronic...

Gauging the Tech that Will Drive the Future of Trucking
Gauging the Tech that Will Drive the Future of Trucking

September 22, 2017
Volvo’s Lars Stenqvist sees the potential for a chicken-or-egg dynamic slowing down how quickly smart trucks and smart highways can be integrated to...

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