The past few months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic mean some changes – possibly for the better – will remain in trucking long after the virus is no longer viewed as a threat. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares takeaways from a recent webinar.
June 12, 2020
Truck drivers have been put in some terrible predicaments as protests and sometimes-violent riots have spread across the country in recent days. Deborah Lockridge looks at two disturbing incidents in her blog.
June 1, 2020
Are you doing a good job of communicating with your drivers during the COVID-19 crisis? Or are they struggling because they don't have the information they need?
April 23, 2020
Never in the 30 years she's been covering trucking has Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge seen so many stories in the mainstream media about trucking, truck drivers, and the vital role they play in keeping the store shelves stocked with the necessities we need.
April 15, 2020
After surgery to remove a brain tumor left a truck driver unable to work, the St. Christopher's Trucker Relief Fund stepped in to help with bills. This year's volunteer board president is pushing to step up the organization's fundraising.
February 7, 2020
Is the driver shortage about demographics, pay, or how drivers are treated? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares some ideas for how your driver managers or dispatchers can make a difference.
August 30, 2019
In general, the proposed changes to the hours of service rules announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Aug. 14 appear to be common-sense changes that were sought by many in the industry. But one thing troubled Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge -- and some drivers as well.
August 15, 2019
We’re nearly halfway through 2019, so HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge asked HDT’s Editorial Advisory Board what current trends and issues are most on their minds.
June 21, 2019
A longtime truck-driver trainer is still shaking his head over what a question he got from a trainee for another company. Deborah Lockridge explains in the All That's Trucking blog.
April 29, 2019
Could bringing back the split sleeper berth provision of the hours of service regulations actually be a step backwards for safety and for driver health and satisfaction? Deborah Lockridge explores the question in her All That's Trucking blog.
December 10, 2018
What do chocolate chip cookies and a mission statement focused on communication, accountability, and champion thinking have in common? HDT's Deborah Lockridge talks to Joyce Brenny in her All That's Trucking blog.
August 13, 2018
It’s hard to ignore a headline like this: “Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage.”
July 19, 2018
As 2017 draws to a close, HDT Editor in Chief shares her picks for the top trends and stories of the year. Many of these will continue into 2018 and beyond.
December 28, 2017
What's in a number? When it comes to fuel economy, mpg is only part of the story. Deborah Lockridge explains in her All That's Trucking blog.
November 28, 2017
What can data from electronic logging devices tell us about the effect of detention times? Deborah Lockridge has more in her All That's Trucking blog.
November 14, 2017