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Guest Voices features contributed posts from members of the trucking and transportation industry on a variety of current issues. (Opinions of the authors are their own and may not reflect those of HDT.)

9 Trends from 2022 Work Truck Week

GM took the wraps off the Chevrolet Silverado EV, which officially lays down the anvil for the...

This year’s show floor was electric — literally — with about 20 manufacturers exhibiting electric vehicles or electric chassis. Connected technologies, product enhancements for the final mile, lightweighting and aerodynamics improvements, and new fleet electrification services also grabbed the spotlight.

The Data Miner's Song

Data mining is the future of freight efficiency improvement, says Rick Mihelic, director...

The trucking industry is full of smart people with access to massive amounts of digital data on nearly everything. Which begs the question: How is it that the industry can’t seem to predict multi-year supply chain disruptions or component and asset shortages?

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

The COVID pandemic has created a spike in fraudulent claims targeting vocational trucks by instigating staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the company if it is self-insured.

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