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Q&A: Jake Montero on Peterbilt’s Refreshed Medium-Duty Line, EVs
How to Prepare for the New Entry-Level Driver Training Rule
Top Tips for Managing Truck Technology

Top Tips for Managing Truck Technology

New technology is a constant in trucking, and how you manage it makes all the difference in the world, according to HDT’s 2020 and 2021 Truck Fleet Innovators, who shared their top tips at Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange.

September 27, 2021

3 Easy Ways to Improve Fleet Cybersecurity

3 Easy Ways to Improve Fleet Cybersecurity

During The Machinery Haulers Association’s 2021 Safety and Security Conference, Trans-System’s CIO shared three easy ways fleets can boost their cybersecurity efforts.

September 10, 2021

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

Tire designs for electric trucks will need to account for greater stresses from weight and torque — but they will need to remain interchangeable with existing tires and be retreadable.

September 9, 2021

Maverick Improves Driver Visibility with New Camera Systems
2021 HDT Fact Book: Sustainability Focus Not Slowed By Pandemic

2021 HDT Fact Book: Sustainability Focus Not Slowed By Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down commitments to sustainability in the supply chain. Interest in not only energy savings and renewable energy increased significantly. Here’s the sustainability data you need to know from HDT’s 2021 Fact Book.

August 31, 2021

A Look at Vocational Vehicle Shortage: Causes, Effects, and Lessons
Why DTG Recycle’s Trucks Are Vital Tools of The Trade
3G to 5G: 8 Steps to Manage the Road Ahead

3G to 5G: 8 Steps to Manage the Road Ahead

While the 3G sunset isn’t imminent, existing infrastructure isn’t guaranteed to last until the sunset date. Fleets using ELDs are particularly vulnerable if they don’t get ahead of this technological leap now.

July 22, 2021

The Top Violations Discovered During FMCSA Audits

The Top Violations Discovered During FMCSA Audits

Each year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provides a list of the top acute and critical violations discovered during agency investigations. Shared are the top ones found.

July 22, 2021

Secure That Cargo!

Secure That Cargo!

No one wants a piece of cargo to become loose or unsafe during transport, and the best way to do that is to be thorough with driver training, have the right tools, and stay on top of trends and rules.

July 14, 2021

What Does Inflation Mean For Trucking?

What Does Inflation Mean For Trucking?

Driver costs, equipment costs, insurance costs, travel and food costs may have longer-term legs of reducing the purchasing power of your budget, says HDT's Contributing Economic Analyst Jeff Kauffman.

June 24, 2021

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

Idle Reduction: Not One Size Fits All

Idle Reduction: Not One Size Fits All

As we spoke with HDT Truck Fleet Innovators for our June cover story on ways to save fuel, it became evident that auxiliary power units are a perfect example of how fuel-saving specs are not one-size-fits all.

June 21, 2021

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