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Infrastructure Focus of Buttigieg Confirmation Hearing
Court: Federal Hours of Service Supersede California Break Rules
The Regulatory Pendulum

The Regulatory Pendulum

As we transition to a new presidential administration, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge muses on the back-and-forth of regulatory priorities.

January 18, 2021

COVID-19 Still Brings Uncertainty to 2021 Trucking Outlook

COVID-19 Still Brings Uncertainty to 2021 Trucking Outlook

As the COVID-19 vaccine helps return life to normal later in the year, the effect on trucking freight and rates will vary as consumer spending is expected to shift back toward services. That’s one takeaway from the transportation analysts at FTR in a recent webinar, “Preparing for 2021.”

January 18, 2021

Audit Finds Shortfalls in National Medical Examiner Registry

Audit Finds Shortfalls in National Medical Examiner Registry

The National Registry of Medical Examiners has been plagued with problems since its rollout in 2014, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has done a poor job of oversight, according to a review by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.

January 15, 2021

Split-Sleeper Pilot Program Would Study 6/4, 5/5 Splits
FMCSA Proposes New Vision Program

FMCSA Proposes New Vision Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to eliminate its federal vision exemption waiver program and instead let medical professionals and motor carriers determine whether drivers with limited vision in one eye may drive commercial motor vehicles.

January 12, 2021

Final DOL Independent Contractor Rule Addresses Trucking

Final DOL Independent Contractor Rule Addresses Trucking

A final rule clarifying the definition of independent contractor published Jan. 7 by the Department of Labor covers several issues specific to trucking – but there are questions as to whether it will actually take effect under the incoming Biden administration.

January 7, 2021

December Truck Orders Close 2020 With a Bang

December Truck Orders Close 2020 With a Bang

Despite the record plunge in new-truck orders during the spring COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns, orders of Class 5 through 8 trucks closed out 2020 in near-record territory.

January 7, 2021

Halvor's Top Safety Exec Brings HR Perspective to Safety
FMCSA Proposes 'Yard Move' Definition

FMCSA Proposes 'Yard Move' Definition

"Yard moves" can be logged as on duty not driving under trucker hours of service regulations – but just what constitutes a yard move? See how FMCSA proposed to define a yard move.

January 4, 2021

Proposed Trucking Rules Among 'Midnight Regs' to be Put on Hold by Biden Administration
HDT's Top Articles of 2020

HDT's Top Articles of 2020

Heavy Duty Trucking's most popular articles of 2020, as determined by web analytics from Truckinginfo.com, run the gamut from hot current issues to evergreen how-to tips.

December 30, 2020

2020's Top Trucking News Stories

2020's Top Trucking News Stories

The most popular news stories on Truckinginfo.com for 2020 were, unsurprisingly, mostly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 30, 2020

Predicting Trucking in 2020 – 10 Years Ago