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Dismantling the Barriers Women Face in Trucking Careers [Podcast]

The National Transportation Institute's Leah Shaver challenges some conventional thinking about women in trucking, from behind the wheel to the board room, in this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.

Shaver is president and CEO of the National Transportation Institute, which recently surveyed women about the challenges they encounter in the trucking industry — and she has some ideas on what motor carriers can do to address them in this interview with HDT Editor and Associate Publisher Deborah Lockridge.

It starts, she says, by addressing the barriers we’ve built for working moms, finding creative solutions to childcare, and overhauling the structures we’ve built to train industry newcomers.

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2024 Season

Adding Truck Driver Training to High School Career Programs [Podcast]

Truck driver training in high school? Find out what the Next Generation in Trucking Association is doing to bring more drivers and technicians into trucking as a first career choice.

Listen: The Dark Side of Hydrogen as a Transportation Fuel

Renewable sources of hydrogen promise carbon-free, zero-emissions energy for trucking. We seem to be on the cusp of a new era; truly clean, green trucking. Or are we?

Using AI to Engage Truck Drivers [Podcast]

Is artificial intelligence the next big leap in truck driver recruiting and retention? Listen to this episode of the HDT Leadership Insights podcast to learn more.

How to Tame Truck Battery Headaches [Podcast]

Heavy-duty truck batteries are often overlooked — until a driver goes to crank up the truck and it won’t start. In an age where nearly every system on a truck is “smart,” can technology help?

Can Your Radio Take Control of Your Truck?

Hackers can now weaponize connected vehicles in ways that sooner or later will compromise safety. Software defined vehicles and unsecure APIs and mobile services are opening new attack vectors for the bad guys to exploit.

What Do Scope 3 Emissions Mean to Your Trucking Fleet?

With more attention being paid to Scope 3 emissions, may need to take a more proactive approach and a deeper dive into your company’s operations to attract and keep customers.

Listen: Solving Trucking's Rollover Dilemma

We are seeing a distressing increase in the number of truck rollover crashes. What's behind the increase isn't completely clear, but many believe it's a lack of driver training and understanding of vehicle dynamics.

How Trucking Fleets Can Get Control of False Driver Logs

Log falsification violations can lead to out-of-service orders, fines, bad federal safety scores, failed DOT audits, civil penalties, and even nuclear verdicts. What can motor carriers do?

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