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A New Heads-up on the Nuclear Verdict Front
What Will COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Mean for Trucking?
Congress Dancing on the Ceiling. Again.

Congress Dancing on the Ceiling. Again.

It’s time once more on Capitol Hill to battle over the debt ceiling, rather than conduct the nation’s urgent business, says HDT Business/Washington Contributing Editor David Cullen.

September 20, 2021

Volvo Stakes Out a Green Leadership Role

Volvo Stakes Out a Green Leadership Role

Electric trucks have truly arrived, if the recent Advanced Clean Transportation Expo is any indication. But Volvo's message stood out to Senior Contributing Editor Jack Roberts, as he writes in the Truck Tech blog.

September 10, 2021

5 Takeaways From a Billion-Dollar Verdict

5 Takeaways From a Billion-Dollar Verdict

What does a record $1 billion verdict against two trucking companies involved in a fatal crash mean for the industry? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares some takeaways.

September 7, 2021

Do Your Drivers Understand Their Brakes?

Do Your Drivers Understand Their Brakes?

As a former driver, Equipment Editor Jim Park thinks many drivers could use some refresher training on how to inspect brakes on one knee or how to apply brakes when the ABS isn't working.

August 24, 2021

Is Trucking Too Tough for Tesla?

Is Trucking Too Tough for Tesla?

Is the humble, “outdated” North American trucking industry too tough a nut for our era’s greatest tech innovator to crack? Jack Roberts muses on the question in the Truck Tech blog.

August 12, 2021

Paccar Zero-Emission Trucks go to D.C.
Playing Chicken with Big Trucks

Playing Chicken with Big Trucks

Car drivers take their lives in their hands when they misbehave around big trucks. Now we have technology that will help keep them safe. But what about the truck and the truck driver?

August 2, 2021

4 Takeaways from the Best Fleets to Drive For
New Tactics in the Fight Against Nuclear Verdicts in Trucking
Electric is Big, but Hydrogen will be Bigger
Pulsing Back-of-Trailer Lamps Aim to Prevent Crashes
Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

Uptick in Staged Accidents Target Commercial Vehicles

The COVID pandemic has created a spike in fraudulent claims targeting vocational trucks by instigating staged accidents, which involves maneuvering an unsuspecting employee driver into an intentional crash in order to make a false insurance claim or to file a lawsuit against the company if it is self-insured.

July 5, 2021

Why You Need to Build a Strong Safety Culture

Why You Need to Build a Strong Safety Culture

Some of the top concerns trucking fleets have today — rising insurance costs, “nuclear verdicts,” the driver shortage — could all be addressed through improving a company’s safety culture, says HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her blog.

July 2, 2021

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