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Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness
Commentary: Taking the First Step to Wellness

June 15, 2016
Fleets report they are losing drivers who can no longer re-certify to drive after health issues were uncovered under newer more stringent DOT physical...

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...

How To Build An Engaged Driver Workforce
How To Build An Engaged Driver Workforce

September 17, 2015
Want drivers who not only stay with your company long-term, but also go the extra mile to make sure it succeeds? The key may be “employee engagement.”

Can Autonomous Trucks Solve the Driver Shortage?
Can Autonomous Trucks Solve the Driver Shortage?

July 16, 2015
One thing the developers of autonomous technologies have emphasized is that they are not a “driverless truck.” So how can they help with the driver...

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...

In Search of Owner-Operators
In Search of Owner-Operators

April 1, 2015
After a difficult recession caused many to give up trucking, owner-operators are on the rise again and fleets are doing all they can to recruit and retain...

Expanding the Driver Pool
Expanding the Driver Pool

March 1, 2015
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways...