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COVID-19 Exemption Expanded as Nation Prepares for Vaccine

The Department of Transportation said it has taken regulatory measures to help ensure the safe, rapid transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine, including expanding the emergency exemption for trucking operations involved in the effort.

Trucking Needs to Lead the Way as COVID-19 Cases Surge

“You hear me say it all the time – nothing we do is worth getting hurt or hurting others," said Werner CEO Derek Leathers in a new video to company associates about the importance of not letting our guard down on COVID-19. It's a message the entire industry should take to heart.

HDT Names 2020 Safety & Compliance Winner

As part of the Fleet Safety Experience, an all-virtual companion to the Fleet Safety Conference, Heavy Duty Trucking named Adam Lang, chief risk officer with Halvor Lines, as its 2020 Safety & Compliance award winner.

How COVID is Still Affecting the Supply Chain and Where We Go From Here

With a severe driver shortage and a supply chain still in chaos from pandemic-induced shifts in consumer behavior, one industry observer is warning of likely hoarding as we get into the holidays. Longer term, vaccine distribution is “THE driver” for broader economy recovery and the post-2021 outlook.

Workhorse Hit with COVID-19, Revises Volume Targets

The maker of commercial electric vehicles won’t meet its projected production target of 300-400 vehicles in 2020 in part due to more than 36% of its production-related staff having contracted the coronavirus or quarantined awaiting results.