Economic Watch: Manufacturing Growth Continues, Construction Spending Slows
HDT Top News
Week of March 2, 2015
Top 5 News
1. FMCSA: ELD Final Rule Slated to Publish on Sept. 30
The projected publication date for the final ELD rule has been updated to September 30th according the the FMCSA.
view more | 03.03.2015 |
2. Economic Watch: Manufacturing Growth Continues, Construction Spending Slows
Growth continued in the U.S. manufacturing sector during February, according to two separate reports released Monday, but they showed different trends.
view more | 03.02.2015 |
3. House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers
Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) that would create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers.
view more | 03.02.2015 |
4. Reward Offered in Theft of Gold from Truck
A $50,000 reward is being offered for information in the theft of $4 million in gold Sunday evening from a truck on I-95 in North Carolina.
view more | 03.03.2015 |
5. Ram 4500/5500 Named Medium-Duty Truck of the Year
The Ram 4500/5500 chassis cab truck has been named Work Truck magazine’s eighth annual medium-duty truck of the year. The award was presented at the NTEA Work Truck Show.
view more | 03.05.2015 |
Top 5 Articles
1. Driver Dilemma: How Important is Pay?
Truck driver pay is rising at a record rate. Is it the answer to the driver shortage? The second in a series on the driver shortage.
view more | Feb 2015 |
2. Top Dealers Focus on Changing Customer Expectations
Top dealers know that meeting customer needs goes far beyond selling a good product. and nobody knows this better than than the fleets nominated for the Truck Dealer of the Year.
view more | Feb 2015 |
3. Work-Truck Body or Upfitted Cargo Van?
Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.
view more | Feb 2015 |
4. Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage
A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and light-weighting make the T680 Advantage the most fuel-efficient Kenworth ever.
view more | Feb 2015 |
5. HDT Top 20 Products of 2015
These are the top 20 products from the past year which demonstrated innovation, significance to the industry and potential to improve a trucking operations bottom line.
view more | Feb 2015 |

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