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Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey, whose heavy rains brought devastating flooding to Houston and much of south Texas, may yet cause more trouble for the region-- the National Weather Service predicting an additional 25 inches of rain through the end of the week in certain areas.

August 28, 2017

How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will bring total or partial darkness to much of the continental U.S. – and with it, a potential traffic nightmare for drivers across the country.

August 17, 2017

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

The National Safety Council and The National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

July 25, 2017

HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

Our annual roundup of trailer trends and new trailer announcements, from the July issue of HDT.

July 20, 2017

Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks

Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of a proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update, outlining a new set of aggressive near-term and long-term strategies to reduce air pollution from the ports.

July 19, 2017

ATA Forecasts Steady Rise in Truck Tonnage Over Next Decade
NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference
Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future

Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future

The Harbor Trucking Association held its inaugural Draytech Summit, bringing together port servicing companies and technology suppliers to focus on streamlining operations on every level, from dispatch to planning to driver hours of service.

June 30, 2017

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans
Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year

Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year

Traffic congestion added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's 2017 Cost of Congestion update.

May 16, 2017

California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax
Diesel Prices Creep Upward for Third Straight Week
Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles
Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

An Arizona court has ruled that independent-contractor drivers were effectively and legally employees in the latest update of a class-action lawsuit against Swift Transportation.

January 11, 2017