Trucking largely supported Donald Trump for president because of his promises to reduce regulation (which he’s been working on) and put in place pro-business policies (such as the tax cut.) But his trade war has a great many businesses concerned, if not up in arms – and it could even affect the economy.
July 6, 2018
Following too closely is a factor in 5% of truck crashes. Deborah Lockridge says reaction to her coverage of Volvo's platooning test illustrates why this is a problem. Can platooning technology help? More in the All That's Trucking blog.
June 29, 2018
Uber's self-driving vehicle killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, in March. The latest news on the investigation indicates the safety driver was probably watching TV in her phone. What does that mean for autonomous vehicle development? (Blog)
June 25, 2018
Trucking economist Noel Perry earlier this year got an opportunity to visit Amazon, and came back with some interesting insights into the e-commerce giant, its logistics operations, and what it all means for trucking.
June 5, 2018
Thirteen was a lucky number for a man who was threatening to jump to his death off of an overpass outside Detroit. In her All That's Trucking blog, Deborah Lockridge has the details of how truckers helped troopers on the highway outside Detroit.
April 25, 2018
Motor carriers are turning down business because they don't have enough truck drivers. Yet the latest turnover numbers are down, and industry hiring is up. Many drivers, when they read articles about fleets facing a driver shortage, will tell you, it’s not a driver shortage, it’s a pay shortage. Are things changing?
March 23, 2018
What do terms such as deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence mean for trucking? Deborah Lockridge explores that question in her All That's Trucking blog.
February 9, 2018
It's Oscar season. Beyond Smokey and the Bandit, how many scene-stealing trucks in movies can you name? Deborah Lockridge shares top picks in her All That's Trucking blog.
February 2, 2018
It’s been a little over a month since the electronic logging device mandate went into effect, and the transition appears to be a bit bumpy. Deborah Lockridge shares some of what she's heard in her All That's Trucking blog.
January 26, 2018
As 2017 draws to a close, HDT Editor in Chief shares her picks for the top trends and stories of the year. Many of these will continue into 2018 and beyond.
December 28, 2017
In 2017, we reported on a number of products and technologies that we'll likely be seeing on the road in 2019 or later. HDT's Deborah Lockridge highlights some of these announcements in the areas of electrification and autonomous technologies in her All That's Trucking blog.
December 21, 2017
If the hashtag #MeToo was able to change the national conversation about sexual harassment, could #ELDorMe have the same kind of power for drivers protesting mandatory electronic logging devices? Read more in All That's Trucking blog.
December 5, 2017
What's in a number? When it comes to fuel economy, mpg is only part of the story. Deborah Lockridge explains in her All That's Trucking blog.
November 28, 2017
What can data from electronic logging devices tell us about the effect of detention times? Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.
November 14, 2017
There's no doubt that research and development work on the building blocks of autonomous and automated truck techologies is proceeding apace. It was one of the key themes at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta recently. But it may yet be quite a while before people truly trust these technologies -- or before large numbers of fleets find them to be a worthwhile investment.
October 6, 2017