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Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers
Commentary: Money Is Not the Only Thing That Speaks to Truck Drivers

March 14, 2018
Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah...

Commentary: It's Time to Think About Hourly Pay
Commentary: It's Time to Think About Hourly Pay

November 16, 2017
Seriously evaluating how we pay drivers is something trucking needs to do as the industry faces a worsening shortage, suggests Editor in Chief Deborah...

Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver
Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver

December 11, 2015
With another year behind us, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look back at the year of the driver.

How Important is Driver Pay?
How Important is Driver Pay?

November 1, 2015
Truck driver pay is rising at a record rate. Is it the answer to the driver shortage? The second in a series on the driver shortage. Part 2 in HDT's Driver...

Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers
Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers

July 13, 2015
A new Senate bill calls for truck drivers to be paid by the hour and would increase minimum insurance levels, mandate collision avoidance systems and speed...

Do Sign-On Bonuses Work?
Do Sign-On Bonuses Work?

May 2, 2015
"In the second half of 2010, we had zero companies offering sign-on bonuses. We've gone from zero to nearly 50 percent of the companies offering some sort...

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...

Fleet Offers Big Sign-on Bonus for Owner-Operators
Fleet Offers Big Sign-on Bonus for Owner-Operators

May 7, 2014
Omega Integrated Logistics Group, Mount Holly, N.C., announced what it says is the largest sign-on bonus in the trucking industry. We learn more about the...