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How Trucking Fleets Can Get Control of False Driver Logs

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

Log falsifications were the fourth most common driver-related violation discovered in roadside inspections from 2019 to 2023. And they’re the second most common violation discovered in compliance reviews of motor carriers. Brandon Wiseman, president of Trucksafe Consulting, explains why — and what trucking companies can do about it — in this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.

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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?

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.

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.

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