HDT Top News
Week of February 8, 2016
Top 5 News
1. Aviation Bill Harbors Pro-Trucking Reform
Intended to keep states from preempting federal motor-carriage regulations, a proposal that that did not make it into the highway bill has resurfaced in reauthorization legislation for the Federal Aviation Administration.
view more | 02.07.2016 |
2. Truck Tires From China Could See Tariffs
The International Trade Commission is looking into whether it should impose anti-dumping and countervailing duties, or tariffs, on truck and bus tires made in China.
view more | 02.05.2016 |
3. Earnings Watch: Volvo Earnings Improve
The parent company to Volvo, Mack and other truck brands is back in the black, according to earnings reports released Friday, but it plans to cut U.S. production as it nears the end of a four-year cost cutting plan.
view more | 02.05.2016 |
4. Earnings Watch: Cummins Profit Sinks, Daimler Soars
Profit for engine maker Cummins fell sharply in the final quarter of last year due to lower global demand, leading it to scale down plans for its new light-duty engines in North America, while Daimler AG saw record profits for 2015,
view more | 02.04.2016 |
5. Earnings Watch: Saia Profit Declines 16%, Beats Estimates
Saia Inc. saw its fourth quarter profit decline to $11.4 million, or 45 cents per diluted share, from $13.6 million, or 53 cents per diluted share a year earlier, beating analysts' estimates.
view more | 02.05.2016 |
Top 5 Articles
1. 7 Technologies That Will Affect Trucking and the Aftermarket
The trucking industry aftermarket is being bombarded with technology, and that trend is not likely to go away any time soon, according to industry analyst Derek Kaufman.
view more | Feb 2016 |
2. Custom App Helps Covenant Meet Ever-Expanding Needs
In the ever-changing world of technology, Covenant Transportation Group is taking advantage of the ever-increasing evolution of some of the smallest of these gadgets — the smartphone.
view more | Feb 2016 |
3. What's New in Tire Treads?
New tire designs emerge from tire makers almost monthly. Here are examples from five of the top-selling brands.
view more | Feb 2016 |
4. A Look at the California-Compliant Trailer
There’s a California-compliant trailer in your future, whether you want it or not. But what’s not to want?
view more | Jan 2016 |
5. How Not to Lose Sleep Over Apnea
Despite sleep apnea’s devastating impact on highway safety and personal well-being, truck drivers can be easily and affordably treated for this common medical condition.
view more | Jan 2016 |

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