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A Logistical Close Shave
A Logistical Close Shave

June 29, 2017
Gillette now offers razor blade sales direct to its customers. But why is that an important development for truck fleets nationwide? Blog commentary by...

Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids
Tesla-Truck Crash: Cruise Control on Steroids

June 21, 2017
New details around the infamous Tesla autonomous driving crash last year bring up an important point about new technology. Jack Roberts has the story in his...

The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck
The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

February 15, 2017
Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment...

Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama
Meet the Pro-Marijuana, Pro-LGBT Rights Truck Driver Running for Governor of Alabama

June 14, 2017
Jason Childs says his job as a long-haul trucker has challenged his views about working- and middle- class Americans and how neither political party today...

Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.
Preventing Truck Terror Attacks Starts With You – And Me.

May 5, 2017
Terrorists are, by necessity, opportunists. They can't always obtain the weapon of their dreams and are often forced to choose an alternative method for...

The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking
The Gig Economy Comes to Trucking

May 24, 2017
Owner-operators and small fleets have been pronounced DOA many times over the past several years. But if new technology like Uber Freight can breathe...

Downspeeding Comes of Age
Downspeeding Comes of Age

April 24, 2017
The question of how downspeeding is helping fleets save on fuel – and what's in store for the future – was the topic at a recent session at the American...

Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar
Quick Spin: International's Refreshed LoneStar

October 5, 2017
International has revamped its stand-out LoneStar highway tractor with a perfect blend of modern amenities and Old School style. HDT's Jack Roberts got a...

Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled
Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

August 16, 2016
The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some...

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately
Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately

January 23, 2017
Volvo says a general trend toward 13-liter diesel engines is a key factor in discontinuing D16 production.