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Global News Roundup: HD Truck Manufacturers Team Up For Electric Charging
CVSA Ponders Driverless-Truck Enforcement

CVSA Ponders Driverless-Truck Enforcement

It will be impractical to have autonomous trucks pull into inspections stations, so CVSA and the industry are examining alternatives to traditional vehicle inspections.

July 26, 2021

Did FMCSA get Hours of Service Right This Time?

Did FMCSA get Hours of Service Right This Time?

Did FMCSA get its revisions to the Hours of Service rule right this time? To find out, HDT Talks Trucking put that question to Jerad Childress of Childress Law PLLC and Truck Safe Consulting and to Chris Woody, safety manager for Nashville-based M&W Logistics.

July 22, 2021

3G to 5G: 8 Steps to Manage the Road Ahead

3G to 5G: 8 Steps to Manage the Road Ahead

While the 3G sunset isn’t imminent, existing infrastructure isn’t guaranteed to last until the sunset date. Fleets using ELDs are particularly vulnerable if they don’t get ahead of this technological leap now.

July 22, 2021

The Top Violations Discovered During FMCSA Audits

The Top Violations Discovered During FMCSA Audits

Each year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides a list of the top acute and critical violations discovered during agency investigations. Shared are the top ones found.

July 22, 2021

Group Plans to Strengthen Independent Shops

Group Plans to Strengthen Independent Shops

Believing independent shop are an underserved segment of the trucking industry, a group of people with a combined 200-plus years of experience in the transportation and commercial equipment industry formed the Association for Commercial Equipment Solutions.

July 21, 2021

Boosting Real-World Fuel Economy in Trucks: How the Right Engine Oil Can Help
Sustainable Fleets: 2020 'Transformative' for Battery-Electric Growth
2021 Trailer Trends: Lighter, Smarter, Tougher
Digitizing Freight: What Does It Mean For Your Fleet?
5 Things Fleets Need to Know About FMCSA Off-Site Audits

5 Things Fleets Need to Know About FMCSA Off-Site Audits

Is an off-site safety audit in your future? The COVID-19 pandemic was a game-changer for off-site compliance reviews. FMCSA off-site audits increased by 400% in 2020 and are on track to nearly double in 2021.

July 14, 2021

Secure That Cargo!

Secure That Cargo!

No one wants a piece of cargo to become loose or unsafe during transport, and the best way to do that is to be thorough with driver training, have the right tools, and stay on top of trends and rules.

July 14, 2021

What You May Not Know About the MCS-150

What You May Not Know About the MCS-150

If a motor carrier does not keep on top of the biennial updates of its Motor Carrier Identification Report (MCS-150), it could face deactivation of its USDOT number and daily fines.

July 13, 2021

Building the Keith Walking Floor System
Drug Testing and the Driver Shortage

Drug Testing and the Driver Shortage

In the future, will we decide that someone can use cannabis and still be a safe, desirable driver for the trucking industry? The answer is complicated, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says in her latest editorial commentary.

July 9, 2021

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