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Tolls: Managing Your Drop in the Bucket

Tolls: Managing Your Drop in the Bucket

No matter what you think about public-private partnerships — not to mention the various authorities that predate the National Highway System — they can make fleet compliance complicated. Navigating the various tolling systems in each state can be confusing, but here are some tips to help figure it all out.

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Q&A: TCA's David Heller on the Regulatory Landscape

David Heller Photo: TCA

Late last month, HDT quizzed David Heller on how the trucking regulatory landscape might shape up this year. He’s got an excellent vantage point on all that, having recently been promoted by the Truckload Carriers Association from director of safety and policy to vice president of government affairs.

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App Helps Truckers Report Accidents

App Helps Truckers Report Accidents

The Accident Plan app leads drivers through each step of the accident reporting process, keeping administrators informed in real time and documenting every aspect of the event to assemble into a comprehensive report.

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ELD Exemption Fever

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The initial compliance date for the FMCSA’s final rule known as the ELD mandate is December 18, 2017. Are any of your drivers exempt from the electronic logging device mandate?

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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

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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

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How Carbon Express Did a 180 on Safety

Controller Sean McAllister and Director of Safety John Bowlby hold the National Tank Truck...

When Steve Rush was an owner-operator, he would have laughed at the notion that one day he would be running a tanker fleet that would be recognized as the safest carrier by the National Tank Truck Council in the 15 million miles and under category.

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Spec'ing Trailers for Safe and Quick Entry and Exit

Bumper’s skid-resistant top surface allows firm planting of a driver’s foot, and end cap would...

Slips and falls constitute a major cause of injuries and worker’s compensation claims for drivers, and while that usually applies to trucks and tractors, it also includes trailers. Many trailers are bought with no clear way to climb aboard, so drivers do the best they can.