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Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.

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Get A Grip on Fleet Insurance Costs

Figuring out how to lower fleet insurance costs is not rocket science. What it takes is critical and analytical thinking to identify what’s driving up costs and what actions will help bring them under control.

Travelers Institute Hosts Distracted Driving Events

"Every Second Matters," an educational event series for the public and designed to curtail distracted driving, kicked off in Hartford, Conn. on Sept. 25, with several future events planned in the U.S. and Canada.

How ELDs Could Cut the High Cost of 'Crash Harm'

A pilot study by Oregon State University illustrates the high economic cost of having too few safe places for commercial truck drivers to park and rest — but an indirect solution may be on the horizon. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

TCA Program to Teach Carriers About Insurance

The Truckload Carriers Association and the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation launched a certification program dedicated to improving insurance performance, called the Motor Carrier Insurance Risk Management Program.

Why Insurance Costs are Sky-High

A perfect storm of business conditions has whipped up insurance costs, but applying technology and managing people can help calm the tempest.