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The 4 Most Important Safety Tips for Truck Drivers and Safety Managers Today
Truckers Are People, Not Targets [Commentary]
3 Ways COVID-19 May Change the Trucking Industry in the Long Haul

3 Ways COVID-19 May Change the Trucking Industry in the Long Haul

The past few months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic mean some changes – possibly for the better – will remain in trucking long after the virus is no longer viewed as a threat. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares takeaways from a recent webinar.

June 12, 2020

George Floyd Protests Put Truckers in Dangerous Situations
Truck Drivers Need Communication More than Ever During COVID-19 Crisis
Media Applauds Truckers during the Pandemic [Blog]

Media Applauds Truckers during the Pandemic [Blog]

Never in the 30 years she's been covering trucking has Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge seen so many stories in the mainstream media about trucking, truck drivers, and the vital role they play in keeping the store shelves stocked with the necessities we need.

April 15, 2020

Trucking During a Pandemic: One Driver's View

Trucking During a Pandemic: One Driver's View

"Those medical people on the front lines are heroes. We are the supply line," says truck driver Jeff Clark, who shares his thoughts about being on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 14, 2020

4 Things Every Beginning Truck Driver Should Keep in Mind
When Illness or Injury Sidelines Truckers, Who Pays the Bills?

When Illness or Injury Sidelines Truckers, Who Pays the Bills?

After surgery to remove a brain tumor left a truck driver unable to work, the St. Christopher's Trucker Relief Fund stepped in to help with bills. This year's volunteer board president is pushing to step up the organization's fundraising.

February 7, 2020

Regulatory Outlook 2020: Keep an Eye on Hours of Service

Regulatory Outlook 2020: Keep an Eye on Hours of Service

What's in store for trucking from the regulators in Washington, D.C., this year? Executive Editor David Cullen says the government wheels move slowly, but hours-of-service is among those to watch in 2020.

January 11, 2020

Pay Attention. Drive Well. The Life You Save May Be Your Own.
Management by Walking Around

Management by Walking Around

Why not close your email folder, put the phone down, and take a walk around your facility to find out what's really going on with your employees?

October 10, 2019

4 Ways Driver Managers Can Help You Keep Good Drivers

4 Ways Driver Managers Can Help You Keep Good Drivers

Is the driver shortage about demographics, pay, or how drivers are treated? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares some ideas for how your driver managers or dispatchers can make a difference.

August 30, 2019

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

In general, the proposed changes to the hours of service rules announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Aug. 14 appear to be common-sense changes that were sought by many in the industry. But one thing troubled Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge -- and some drivers as well.

August 15, 2019

Driver Shortage? Sorry, Truckers Aren't Buying It

Driver Shortage? Sorry, Truckers Aren't Buying It

Equipment Editor Jim Park, himself a driver and owner-operator for 20 years, disagrees with the notion of a driver shortage. There are 10 million CDL holders in the U.S. and only 3.7 million trucks requiring CDL drivers. How is that a shortage?

August 5, 2019