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CFI’s Laredo Shop Wages Culture War For Safety

CFI’s Laredo Shop Wages Culture War For Safety

CFI’s Laredo shop went from having the worst safety record in the company to going more than four years without an accident or injury — the longest safety streak in the company’s 75-year history.

February 1, 2022

Weathering the Storm: How Truckers and Fleets Can Prepare for Hurricanes
18 Wheelers and Weed

18 Wheelers and Weed

The stigma around recreational marijuana usage is increasingly fading away and it is even being touted for its medicinal uses. How will a safety-focused trucking industry deal with this new cultural norm? Part 2 of HDT's Trucking Under the Influence series.

August 12, 2019

Safer Trailers Reduce Costs and Improve Productivity
Easy Money: Driver Bonuses, Safety Go Hand-In-Hand at Vascor Transport
How to Inspect Truck Air Brakes

How to Inspect Truck Air Brakes

Brake violations remain a common source of roadside citations and even crashes. Here’s a refresher course on the right way to make sure truck air brakes are up to par.

September 13, 2018

Easy Money: Driver Bonuses, Safety Go Hand-in-Hand for Vascor Transport
Get Your Brakes Ready for Roadcheck

Get Your Brakes Ready for Roadcheck

CVSA's National Roadcheck June 5-7 may be focusing on hours of service, but you can bet that lots of trucks will be put out of service for brakes. To help you out, here’s a refresher course on inspecting your truck’s air brakes and what to do if you discover you’re not in compliance.

May 31, 2018

Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

ZF has deep roots as a technology pioneer. In this exclusive HDT interview, Mitja Schulz, senior VP and general manager of commercial steering systems for ZF TRW, talks about how the company is serving both North American fleets and OEMs with a growing portfolio of advanced vehicle systems.

March 19, 2018

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

Quick Spin: ZF’s Reax Electronic Steering System

ZF's Reax is a smart, electronic control system that takes input data from various sensors around the vehicle, including the driver, and either loosens, or tightens steering response based on what the truck is doing and what the driver needs in terms of steering inputs to do it safely.

August 29, 2017

Scuttling of Sleep Apnea Screening Proposal Draws Heated Reactions
In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

In-Cab Cameras Are Out of Sight, Always in Mind

They began as simple event recorders, but today’s in-cab camera systems are integrating with other systems to add power, depth and an unprecedented understanding to fleets.

April 19, 2017

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