HDT Top News
Week of October 5, 2015
Top 5 News
1. Flooding Takes Toll on Carolina Fleets
The governors of South Carolina and North Carolina have issued executive orders that suspend hours-of-service requirements as well as certain truck size and weight limits for loads deemed necessary to help speed emergency relief in their states.
view more | 10.05.2015 |
2. Daimler Takes the Next Step Toward Autonomous Trucks
In Germany Friday, Daimler Trucks is operating what it says is the first series-production truck to operate on an automated basis on the highway.
view more | 10.02.2015 |
3. Truck Quality, Fuel Efficiency to Drive Strong Orders into 2016
“We do not think economic conditions have to be amazing to have a good trucking industry," said a Freightliner executive, predicting strong truck orders into 2016.
view more | 10.04.2015 |
4. Florida CDL Scammer Pleads Guilty
Ellariy Medvednik pleaded guilty to her role in a Florida CDL fraud scheme that may have illegally obtained licences for as many as 600 people.
view more | 10.02.2015 |
5. Cummins Westport's Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Certified
Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine has received Near Zero NOx emission certifications from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board.
view more | 10.05.2015 |
Top 5 Articles
1. Why Proper Fifth Wheel Maintenance is Important
Proper fifth wheel maintenance is important to ensure the tractor and trailer stay together.
view more | Sep 2015 |
2. How To Build An Engaged Driver Workforce
Want drivers who not only stay with your company long-term, but also go the extra mile to make sure it succeeds? The key may be “employee engagement.”
view more | Sep 2015 |
3. Careful Trailer Spec'ing Yields Higher Payloads
Lighter-weight equipment is a quest for Jim Burg, president and CEO of James Burg Trucking Co. in Warren, Mich.
view more | Sep 2015 |
4. Axles Go High-Tech
New downspeeding solutions deploy technology to limit driveline damage and improve fuel economy.
view more | Sep 2015 |
5. Mesilla Valley Transportation Swears by Its B20 Biodiesel Blend
While biodiesel mandates have probably done more to build resistance to its use than win over its skeptics, some fleets, like Mesilla Valley Transportation, report high levels of success with the fuel.
view more | Sep 2015 |

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