The Transportation Department's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse needs better engagement from truck drivers and motor carriers.
Diesel engine, high ground clearance, creature comforts and four-wheel-drive make 2020 GMC Sierra AT4 top choice for driving on an Arctic Circle adventure.
Unlike hospital workers and warehouse workers, truck drivers have very little access to bathroom facilities, shower services and food.
As artificial intelligence moves forward, the need to ensure that it is used ethically and safely in all industries, including trucking, becomes more important.
Maybe it’s the term “truck driver” that makes the job unappealing to young people. Considering the demands of today’s “transportation manager,” there’s a lot more involved than that old phrase.
SUVs and trucks are in higher demand than sedans in the U.S., with the number of compact crossovers now at 32.
An increase in the fuel-user fee would equitably – and economically – fund needed infrastructure repairs.
A growth in autonomy brings benefits, but also the risk of cybersecurity breaches, which grow as human intervention with a truck’s controls lessens.
Tolls would be a fairer way than federal taxes to fund interstate improvements.
The freight brokerage process needs to – and will – adopt digitalized solutions.
Truck fleet owners need to increase technological savvy and change some ways of thinking to obtain and keep millennial drivers.
With an economic slowdown expected, trucking companies should take some steps to ensure they survive, and possibly even thrive.