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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

Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

Study: The Dangers of Distracted Truck Drivers

The most distracted truck drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a “near collision” than other drivers, according to new data insights released July 22 by Omnitracs.

July 22, 2021

New Gamification Software to Improve Driver Fuel Efficiency
Study: Foodservice Drivers Earn Far Above Average

Study: Foodservice Drivers Earn Far Above Average

The average annual wage for Class A CDL delivery drivers working in foodservice distribution now stands just shy of $70,000, according to a study released by the International Foodservice Distributors Association.

July 21, 2021

Boosting Real-World Fuel Economy in Trucks: How the Right Engine Oil Can Help
Non-Profit Aims to Train Next-Gen Truck Drivers, Techs
Werner Launches new App for Drivers

Werner Launches new App for Drivers

Werner Enterprises has a new app for its drivers, giving them and easy way to access trip details and load status, submit paperwork and more.

July 9, 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

DOT Roundtable Explores Truck Driver Recruiting, Retention Challenges
Report: Interstate Must Be Rebuilt to Meet Supply Chain Needs

Report: Interstate Must Be Rebuilt to Meet Supply Chain Needs

As the U.S. Interstate Highway System reaches 65 years old, it is congested, carries significant levels of travel – particularly by large trucks – and lacks adequate funding to make needed repairs and improvements, TRIP officials said in a report.

July 1, 2021

I-40 Bridge Closure Daily Cost to Trucking Decreases Sharply
CTA to Petition Supreme Court on AB5 Ruling
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

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