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ATA: Truck Driver Shortage Hits Record High of 80,000
Driver Strain, Damage & Downtime
Driver Retention: Get Shippers on your Side
FTR's Trucking Outlook: What the Numbers Say About Freight, Rates, and Drivers
2021 HDT Fact Book: Driver Trends Remain Consistent

2021 HDT Fact Book: Driver Trends Remain Consistent

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that shut down spending in many industries in 2020, the demand for trucking remained strong. So did the demand for drivers. Don't miss the latest driver trends from HDT's 2021 Fact Book.

August 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

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

Will Smaller Jobless Benefits Bring Back Drivers?

Will Smaller Jobless Benefits Bring Back Drivers?

Analysis by FTR shows that unemployment benefits were competitive. In 22 states, the median wage for a heavy truck driver exceeded maximum unemployment benefits by less than $5,000 a year.

June 23, 2021

5 Ways Trucking Fleets Can Help Drivers with Back Pain
Retention Practices: Align With Shippers That Care About Your Drivers
6 Ways to Find a Mentor

6 Ways to Find a Mentor

Pinpointing what you want help accomplishing, networking inside and outside your industry, and seeking someone you admire who will push you are key to bolstering your career with a mentor.

June 1, 2021

Retention Practices: Offer a Mentorship Program

Retention Practices: Offer a Mentorship Program

Grand Island Express — named a Best Fleet to Drive For for the 10th consecutive year — pairs up its most successful and experienced drivers with new recruits to support their transition into the fleet.

June 1, 2021

How One Fleet Took Healthcare Costs into its Own Hands

How One Fleet Took Healthcare Costs into its Own Hands

Captive insurance companies are becoming more popular as a way for motor carriers to keep auto and liability insurance costs down. L&F Distributors, a Texas-based beverage distributor with some 1,000 power units, applied the same approach to healthcare costs.

May 26, 2021

Steve’s Livestock Transport Offers Drivers Customized Training
Embracing Simulations to Enhance Fleet Safety
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