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ATA MC&E In Photos, Day 1

The American Trucking Associations' 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition kicked off over the weekend in Orlando, Florida, with the first exhibit hall session, educational sessions on topics such as CSA and big data, awards galore, and a special economic and business session. Follow @HDTrucking on TwitterPowered by WPeMatico

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Autonomous Technologies Could Mean ‘Transformational’ Change in Trucking

ORLANDO – Automated vehicle technologies, vehicle electrification, and the rise of transportation as a service (think ride-share services like Uber and Lyft) are creating a “transformational change” in the transportation industry. But what does that mean for trucking?Self-proclaimed technologist Larry Burns looked at some of the possibilities in a...

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ELD, Driver Safety & Wellness Among ATA Announcements

ORLANDO – An electronic logging device, a driver security system and a new driver wellness app were among a series of brief trucking product and service announcements Saturday ahead of the official start of the American Trucking Associations’ annual Management Conference and Exhibition at the Orange County Convention Center.Plug-and-play...

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ELD Mandate Enforcement Highlights ATA Educational Session

ORLANDO — In a sometimes-lively educational session at the American Trucking Associations 2017 Management Conference & Exhibition Saturday, a panel of regulatory, enforcement and fleet personnel fielded questions on enforcement and other aspects of the electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect Dec. 18.“In today’s environment, you cannot...

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