The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president, coupled with the Senate majority returning to Democratic control upon the swearing in of Vice President Kamala Harris, not only notched many historic “firsts,” but also instantly rewrote the calculus of policymaking and power-brokering on Capitol Hill.
January 27, 2021
The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act, if passed into law, would dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to projects that increase truck parking spaces so truck drivers can safely comply with hours-of-service regulations.
March 10, 2020
Daimler Trucks North America is moving from a traditional brand-centric product strategy for its Freightliner and Western Star operations to a "segment-based" business structure to better serve vocational and on-highway customers.
March 2, 2020
The American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association presented their own takes on what trucking needs from Congress during a Senate subcommittee hearing.
February 5, 2020
The positive 2019 truck-tonnage performance marks the 10th straight annual increase and, according to ATA, reflects the “very choppy” freight market that motor carriers experienced last year.
January 21, 2020
The petition is a flinty New England move, propelled by the state’s contention that the truck tolls are a tax, not a user fee. That argument hinges on interpretation of the Tax Injunction Act, which bars federal courts from blocking state taxes.
January 3, 2020
Another consolidation among global truck makers is in the works: Sweden’s Volvo Group is selling its Japan-based UD Trucks business to Isuzu Motors.
December 18, 2019
A new Deloitte Insights market report contends that “considering the innovation gaining momentum in transportation and logistics, consumer expectations will only continue to rise.”
December 12, 2019
Deal means that Congress in the coming weeks can take a straight up-or-down vote on the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a trade deal the three countries agreed to over a year ago.
December 10, 2019
Celadon CEO Paul Svindland told HDT that the company’s "intent is to ensure drivers deliver their last loads safely and will then be instructed on where to deliver their equipment.”
December 9, 2019
The investigative report does not question the content of the proposed rollback rule.
December 6, 2019
From what happened this year to what is projected to happen next year sales-wise, the heavy-duty truck market will be set up for a “modest rebound in 2021 followed by growth into 2023,” according to Act Research.
December 4, 2019
Engine maker Cummins Inc. is planning to lay off about 2,000 workers due to the downturn in the market.
November 26, 2019
The owner of a 1949 Unimog tractor has been driving it all over Germany to collect donations in support of a nonprofit hospice.
November 19, 2019
Senate bill would direct the administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish a “Women of Trucking Advisory Board."
November 15, 2019