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Even if we could find a way to fill every driver’s seat, our trucking industry and our nation would still be in dire straits. We need more technicians and we need them soon – but first some things have to change, says Paul Cupka with the Fairfax County Department of Vehicle Services in this Guest Voices blog.

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Dealing With the Dark Side of Social Media

Many executives fear social media because of the damage an irate poster can inflict. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. (Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers.)

Knights of the Highway

One upon a time, it was a standard fleet practice for truck drivers to stop and render aid to stranded motorists. And that memory still lingers in our collective consciousness, Jack Roberts notes in his Truck Tech blog.

Ozinga's Merry Mixer Truck Lights up the Holidays

Who doesn’t love sparkling lights during the holidays? One Chicago-area fleet is generating holiday spirit and goodwill with a specially-decked-out mixer truck that's touring the area with its animated holiday show.

Truckers Give Teen Birthday He'll Never Forget

You can’t help but smile when you read the story about how a disabled teenager who loves big rigs got a birthday present he’ll never forget – dozens of tractor-trailers turning up to Milton, Wisconsin, for his 16th birthday party.

Consumer Reports Takes on Truck Safety

When HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge sees a headline like “Reducing the Risks of Big Rigs” in a mainstream publication, she often opens the article with trepidation. Read about Consumer Reports' August story in her All That's Trucking blog.

Truckers Help Troopers Prevent Suicide

Thirteen was a lucky number for a man who was threatening to jump to his death off of an overpass outside Detroit. In her All That's Trucking blog, Deborah Lockridge has the details of how truckers helped troopers on the highway outside Detroit.