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3 Trucking Issues to Watch in Washington

Infrastructure, labor issues, and more are on the table in Washington, D.C.

As the Biden administration and the new Democrat-controlled Congress have rolled up their sleeves and gotten to work, there are a number of issues related to trucking that we may see action on this year.


3 Trucking Insurance Options to Consider

Halvor Lines' Chief Risk Officer Adam Lang, right, with Halvor CEO Jon Vinje and insurance...

While some insurance will always be dictated by regulations (like liability insurance) or shipper demands (cargo insurance), other choices are driven by unique business needs and concerns. Here are three examples.


Is It Time to Rethink the Fuel Tax?

Even though many states have bitten the bullet and raised their fuel taxes, it appears to be a...

With a new presidential administration pushing for a sweeping new infrastructure program, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says it’s time to ask the question: Has the fuel tax outlived its usefulness as a highway-funding mechanism?


How to Simplify CO2 Emissions Reporting

A “tank-to-wheel” approach of calculating CO2 emissions combines both the European Norm 16258...

Fleets looking for a standard way to calculate CO2 emissions should consider using a method that accounts for vehicle type, fuel use, and direct emissions by route, Trimble Maps officials said.


Peterbilt Chief on EVs, Autonomous Tech and the New Model 579

Peterbilt General Manager Jason Skoog

Peterbilt just culminated a five-year development process with the launch of its New Model 379 Class 8 truck – but it’s far from the only thing the company has been working on. We talked to General Manager Jason Skoog about the new truck, electrification, and autonomous technology.

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