Search Results

Best Match Date Posted
Close
Expand All
Results: 93
Management by Walking Around

Management by Walking Around

Why not close your email folder, put the phone down, and take a walk around your facility to find out what's really going on with your employees?

October 10, 2019

4 Ways Driver Managers Can Help You Keep Good Drivers

4 Ways Driver Managers Can Help You Keep Good Drivers

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

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

Will Truck Driver Hours-of-Service Proposal Erase Detention Progress?

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

Driver Shortage? Sorry, Truckers Aren't Buying It

Driver Shortage? Sorry, Truckers Aren't Buying It

Equipment Editor Jim Park, himself a driver and owner-operator for 20 years, disagrees with the notion of a driver shortage. There are 10 million CDL holders in the U.S. and only 3.7 million trucks requiring CDL drivers. How is that a shortage?

August 5, 2019

Let’s Put our Wounded Warriors Behind the Wheel
Do Your Brain a Favor, Ditch the GPS

Do Your Brain a Favor, Ditch the GPS

GPS is clearly the navigation method of choice in trucking, and amongst the general population, but chronic GPS users might be doing their brains a disservice, and missing out on a lot of excitement by getting lost once in a while, says Equipment Editor Jim Park in his latest blog.

June 23, 2019

5 Things Fleets are Concerned About in mid-2019

5 Things Fleets are Concerned About in mid-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

How is Trucking Different in 2019?

How is Trucking Different in 2019?

There are many lifers in the trucking industry and in 2019 it seems that so much has changed that it's hard to pinpoint just how different it has become, finds Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.

June 5, 2019

Sleep on This

Sleep on This

Overwork and limited personal time mean many Americans don’t get enough sleep at night. But if you can find a way to get more rest, you’ll be glad you did, says HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

May 24, 2019

Thoughts on Achieving 11 MPG

Thoughts on Achieving 11 MPG

It's easy to get excited and stay excited about fuel economy when you can see positive change coming from your efforts. When I saw the numbers creeping up into the 10s on a recent test drive in a Peterbilt 579 EPIQ, I started pushing for 11. And it worked.

May 23, 2019

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

A few high-profile tech developers are tapping the brakes when it comes to autonomous trucks. What’s going on? Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

May 16, 2019

Trucking Used to Be America's Dream Job

Trucking Used to Be America's Dream Job

Popular culture once celebrated trucking as America's "Dream Job." But with truck drivers now the most common job in the country, it's no longer a celebrated occupation. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

May 3, 2019

GPS in Trucks: Great Navigation Tool or Path to Problems?
Truck vs. Traffic Light Makes the News

Truck vs. Traffic Light Makes the News

A news crew happens to capture the aftermath of a truck taking down a traffic light, highlighting the importance of being aware of your surroundings. Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg finds it interesting.

March 13, 2019

4 Lessons Learned Watching Dash Cam Footage on YouTube
a Bobit media brand

Create your free Bobit Connect account to bookmark content.

The secure and easy all-access connection to your content.
Bookmarked content can then be accessed anytime on all of your logged in devices!

Create Account