The editors of Heavy Duty Trucking, and hosts of HDT Talks Trucking, come together to talk about their top stories of 2022 in this special editorial panel episode.
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Throughout the year HDT Talks Trucking has been covering the top story each month in our Behind the News segment, those picks were based on website analytics data, but in this in this episode, we bring together our top editors to see what has stuck out to them the most in the industry, and in their own reporting. Welcome HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge, Senior Contributing Editor Jack Roberts, Equipment Editor Jim Park and Managing Editor Vesna Brajkovic.
In this episode, we discuss:
From Jack Roberts: 3 Things I Learned About Trucking Tech in 2022
From Deborah Lockridge: The Broader Freight Impact of California’s AB5 [Video]
Jack Robert's ride-and-drive of the Plus Autonomous System: Behind the Wheel of the Plus Autonomous System
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