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HDT's Day At The Races [Photos]

HDT's Day At The Races [Photos]

The Bandit Series is looking to bring big rig racing back to America. One of the series' permier sponsors, Minimizer, invited HDT to attend the thrid race on the circuit at the Montgomery Motor Speedway, just outside Mongomery, Alabama. Minimizer chief Craig Kruckeburg likes to take his turn behind the wheel, and provided fans with some excitement when a mix-up in turn four put his Ford tractor into the wall. But no one was hurt and a good time was had by all. Photos: Jack Roberts

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Six Steps to Thwart Cargo Theft

Six Steps to Thwart Cargo Theft

“Cargo theft hasn’t necessarily gotten worse lately, but there is more sophistication on the criminal side than 20 years ago when it was strictly a crime of opportunity,” says Eric Fuller, CEO of U.S. Xpress. But there is much motor carriers can do to help protect customers’ goods and their own assets and employees from heists.

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MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3

MATS 2017 Photos: Day 3

HDT's editors share some of the sights from around the show on Saturday, the big day of the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Fair and Exhibition Center in Louisville, Ky. All photos by Jim Park.

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MATS Attendees Talk Trucking Issues [Video]

MATS Attendees Talk Trucking Issues [Video]

We asked attendees to the recent Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, about what issues were on their mind and what they'd most like to see change in the industry. This On the Spot video highlights their responses.

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Improving Truck Ergonomics for Driver Safety

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OSHA regs require an employer to provide a workplace (which includes upfitted work vehicles) free from recognized hazards. The best way to make a work truck fleet more ergonomic is to proactively identify and rectify potential issues.

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ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?

One ELD provider, Eroad, is using a third-party verification program to help give customers...

Motor carriers beware: FMCSA does NOT “certify” ELDs. What you need to understand about the electronic logging device mandate's "self-certification" process and how to help make sure you have a compliant device.

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ERoad ELD Commercially Available

ERoad ELD Commercially Available

ERoad says it will be the first company to be registered with the FMCSA's ELD compliance program to provide a permanent in-cab hardware as part of a comprehensive ELD solution.

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Driver Wellness Starts at Work

Photo: Melton Truck Lines

Building a healthy lifestyle can be hard work – especially for truck drivers, who are constantly on the go and constantly under pressure to be on the go. Fleets can help drivers attain a healthy lifestyle – and share in the benefits that it brings.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

https://www.geotab.com/?utm-source=hdt&utm-medium=sponsorship&utm-campaign=heavy-truck&utm-content=gotquestions-logo-1017

Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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Commentary: The Delicate Truck Driver

Rolf Lockwood

Lots of drivers manage a very fine balance between simple frustration and outright anger and executive contributing editor Rolf Lockwood believes they deserve a little more attention and understanding.

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Navistar's SuperTruck

Navistar's SuperTruck

Navistar's SuperTruck is the fourth and final truck to come from round 1 of the Department of Energy's SuperTruck funding initiative. Equipment Editor, Jim Park, caught up with the truck and chief engineer Dean Oppermann at the annual conference of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Commercial Vehicles (SAE COMVEC), conference in Rosemont, Ill. in early October and captured these photos.