ELD Face-off: Two Sides of the Looming Mandate
December 11, 2017
With just a week to go until the much-debated electronic logging device rule kicks in on Dec. 18, HDT asked top officials of two trucking associations that...
Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed
November 30, 2017
In an 11th-hour request, the attorney general of Indiana has proposed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration delay implementation of the...
Which Way to the Smart Highway?
November 16, 2017
If you were asked to describe a smart highway, you might say it swiftly collects tolls. You might say it speeds the flow of goods. You might say it advances...
Daimler Introduces Pair of Mexico-Specific Cabover Trucks
November 15, 2017
The rollout of two new market-specific cabover trucks in Mexico exemplifies Daimler Trucks overarching strategy of acting globally but thinking locally.
DOT Changing Drug Testing to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic
November 10, 2017
The Department of Transportation plans to add four prescription opioids – hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone – to the existing DOT...
Only Fuel Tax Hike Can Deliver on Infrastructure Promise, ATRI Says
November 8, 2017
It will take nothing less than an increase in the federal tax on motor fuels if President Trump’s vision for a trillion-dollar investment in the nation’s...
FMCSA Nominee Martinez Committed to ELD Rule
November 1, 2017
President Trump’s nominee for Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in Senate testimony that he will not delay...
FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers
October 20, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device...
Why Some Fleets Still Like Natural Gas
September 19, 2017
Some fleets opt to run on natural gas instead of diesel, a decision fueled by one or more key influences.
NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash
September 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to...