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NHTSA: Highway Deaths Rise Again, Including Those Involving Trucks
NHTSA: Highway Deaths Rise Again, Including Those Involving Trucks

October 10, 2017
The latest traffic crash data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in calendar...

Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule
Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule

September 29, 2017
Six weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration pulled their advance notice of proposed rulemaking...

Volvo Trucks Sees One Strong Year Leading into Another
Volvo Trucks Sees One Strong Year Leading into Another

September 25, 2017
Alluding to Volvo’s rollout of not one but two new trucks in the past few month, Volvo Trucks North America President Göran Nyberg declared “it’s a great...

AAA Report Underscores Benefits of High-Tech Truck Safety Advances
AAA Report Underscores Benefits of High-Tech Truck Safety Advances

September 22, 2017
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is recommending that all large trucks— both new and existing ones— be equipped with what it considers to be...

NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash
NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash

September 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to...

FMCSA: Agency Will Reply to Anti-ELD Petition Filed by OOIDA
FMCSA: Agency Will Reply to Anti-ELD Petition Filed by OOIDA

September 1, 2017
Queried by HDT as to whether or not the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration holds that states cannot enforce the new electronic logging device rule...

FMCSA Slates Summertime Road Show Regional Forums
FMCSA Slates Summertime Road Show Regional Forums

August 10, 2017
With no fanfare and nearly as little publicity, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun holding day-long regional forums to discuss how to...

3 Ways ELDs Should Help Prevent Driver Coercion
3 Ways ELDs Should Help Prevent Driver Coercion

August 10, 2017
Drivers are at the heart of the electronic logging device mandate that kicks in just over four months from now. According to Pete Allen of MiX Telematics,...

Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme
Wabash National to Buy Truck Body Maker Supreme

August 9, 2017
Impact that rising tide of e-commerce shipping is having on the need for more “final mile” deliveries cited as driving factor behind acquisition.

FMCSA Moving Toward Dropping Diabetic Exemption Requirement
FMCSA Moving Toward Dropping Diabetic Exemption Requirement

August 7, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration is seeking public comment on whether it should eliminate the requirement that drivers with insulin-treated diabetes...

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