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Why GHG Phase 2 May Mean More Electric Vehicles

Battery-electric vehicles may be just the ticket for truck makers looking to meet GHG Phase 2 requirements in the medium-duty truck sector.

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How GHG Phase 2 Will Change the Way You Spec Trucks

Faced with compliance pressures, truck makers will be pushing technologies that promote fuel efficiency — even if it’s something fleets don’t want.

FHWA Clarifies What a Nondivisible Load Is

The Federal Highway Administration has provided a clarification on the federal definition of a nondivisible load in a response to the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.

Q&A: Lane Kidd Explains the Aims of the Trucking Alliance

We spoke at length with Lane Kidd, managing director of the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. the Trucking Alliance) about which issues the carrier-driven and safety-focused lobbying group is most engaged with this year.

Europe Proposes CO2 Emissions Standards for Commercial Trucks

The European Union aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% in just 12 years through the federation’s first proposed CO2 emissions standards.

Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.

3 Tips for Successful DataQ Challenges

Full enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate that went into effect April 1 will no doubt result in a great many fleets wanting to challenge incorrect citations and inspection reports. Here's one experienced Data Q challenger's top tips for succeeding.

FCMSA Seeks Public Comment on Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Public comments to FCMSA on autonomous vehicle technology must be received by May 10, 2018 to be included in the organization's study.

Where Did the Hours of Service Rules Come From, Anyway?

How the hours of service rules for truck drivers ever became a safety regulation is a question that has vexed many in the industry.

ELD Rule: Three Paths to Compliance

Three small fleets share their methods to choose and implement electronic logging systems, integrate electronic compliance into their business processes, instruct drivers, and manage enforcement under the new rules.