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FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session
FMCSA Gets Earful on Autonomous Trucks at Atlanta Listening Session

April 25, 2017
A listening session on autonomous vehicles drew public comment from law enforcement officers, truck drivers, fleet executives, OEM representatives and new...

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?
Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

June 6, 2017
A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG
4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG

June 28, 2016
An accomplished owner-operator offers his advice on what it takes to drive fuel efficiently. He contends that if drivers want to achieve high fuel economy...

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...

Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions
Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions

August 14, 2017
The Trump administration's move to halt progress on a proposal that would have required sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers was met...

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System
Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

August 29, 2017
ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or...

A New Frontier in Driver Health
A New Frontier in Driver Health

February 16, 2017
Very soon, integrated and automated vehicle systems will work together to keep drivers alert and healthy. But that technology will come at a cost.

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

August 31, 2017
Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal...

Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule
Groups Want Behind-the-Wheel Time Restored to Entry-Level Driver Rule

December 30, 2016
A trucking association and several safety advocacy groups have petitioned FCMSA to reconsider the Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule and add minimum...

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