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Feds Schedule Hearings on Trump's Fuel Economy Plan

Federal agencies will take public input on the Trump administration's plan to relax fuel economy standards at three hearings later this month, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Machinery Haulers Honor Safest Carriers

The Machinery Haulers Association recently honored several members in its Truck Fleet Safety Contest, presented during the group’s annual Safety & Security meeting.

Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

Daimler Recalls Freightliner M2 Trucks for Steering

Daimler Trucks North America LLC is recalling as many as 9,093 Freightliner Business Class M2 medium-duty trucks from the 2018 and 2019 model years for an incorrectly installed steering shaft assembly, according to federal records.

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.

ATA Promotes Horvath to Safety Policy VP

The American Trucking Associations named Dan Horvath vice president of safety policy, representing ATA and its safety agenda before federal and state government regulators and various non-governmental organizations.