While age does have some impact on potential truck driver risk, commercial motor vehicle driving experience is more important than age when considering risk, according to a Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study.
There isn’t anything much greener than vegetables, so if that’s part of your company name, you better make sure you are, too. For Veritable Vegetable, an organic supplier and transporter based in San Francisco, it is part of how it meets its customers’ — and its community’s — needs.
In a bold move, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group agreed to join forces in an effort to speed up the development, establishment and acceptance of fuel cell vehicles – at a time when much of the focus on electric trucks among legacy truck makers has been on battery-electric solutions.
It's possible recent low diesel prices may start heading back up, with news that oil-producing countries plan to cut crude-oil production.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has eased the standards related to commercial learner’s permit holders and obtaining a commercial driver’s license.
When you look at your bottom line, there are always moments of “did we really spend that much?” If you’ve had this reaction to toll charges at your trucking fleet, there may be a few things you can do to keep costs down.
HDT recently sat down with XOS COO and Co-Founder Gio Sordoni at the company’s North Hollywood facility to discuss the future of electric trucks in both the medium- and heavy-duty industries.
Heavy Duty Trucking is looking for fleets that have made a commitment to sustainability, alternative fuels, and lowering greenhouse gas emissions through fuel efficiency and other means, to honor as HDT's 2019 Top Green Fleets. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Sept. 18, 2019
Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Roger Nielsen recently sat down with HDT to discuss the future of electric trucks in the industry and why it is the end game that everyone is pushing towards.
While many equipment mandates cause angst in the industry, a recent government proposal to require stronger rear under-ride guards is apparently not one of them.
From city pick-up and delivery vans to on/off-road service units, this wide range of vehicles is seeing some of the same trends as its bigger brothers, and has a few of its own.
Working in winter weather may not be pleasant, but if your off-road equipment is ready to handle the situation, you’re a step ahead in the game.
We take a look at the latest medium-duty offerings and highlight the 2015 models while manufacturers weigh in on industry trends and issues.
The Chevrolet Suburban enters its 12th generation with the 2015 model year. It's durability and cargo capacity make it an ideal vehicle for fire response and other rugged fleet applications.
The inside of the ProMaster is cavernous, especially when it's empty. When I clapped my hands after jumping into the driver's seat, the sound reverberated like a bear cave. Settling into the saddle, which keeps you high above traffic after only a minor step up into the van, I was able to easily reach all the bells and whistles