HDT Executive Editor David Cullen takes you inside the exhibit hall of the Transportation Research Board's 99th Annual Meeting. TRB works to advance all modes of transportation, including improving highways to make freight movements by truck safer and more efficient.
January 16, 2020
Time is almost finally up: All motor carriers and truck drivers subject to the electronic logging device rule must use an electronic logging device starting on Dec. 17. Don't expect any "soft enforcement."
December 3, 2019
Revisions made or sought this year will make it easier for some to get a CDL, but may delay compliance for parts of the rule for training providers and state agencies.
September 6, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes streamline the testing process for prospective CDL holders.
June 27, 2019
We spoke at length with Lane Kidd, managing director of the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. the Trucking Alliance) about which issues the carrier-driven and safety-focused lobbying group is most engaged with this year.
May 25, 2018
The American Trucking Associations is continuing its push to allow hair-testing to be used in lieu of urinalysis to detect drug use by CDL driver applicants.
March 21, 2017
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the rear-underride crash protection and visibility of single-unit trucks.
July 20, 2015