Neil Abt

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Report highlights FMCSA's technology, leadership shortcomings

in The Open Road Jul 17, 2017
The Government Accountability Office just issued a scathing report on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s information technology......

Kangaroos, road chaos challenge driverless technology

in The Open Road Jul 10, 2017
As companies race to develop the next autonomous breakthrough, the obstacles that are uncovered can help measure progress....

ELDs: What is there to fear?

in The Open Road Jun 23, 2017
We are now less six months from the official start of the electronic-logging era. The rule from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has......

Labor secretary says change to overtime rule is needed

in The Open Road Jun 11, 2017
Alexander Acosta, Department of Labor secretary, made clear last week the debate over overtime pay did not end when the new presidential......

'Uberization' tips from a former Uber driver

in The Open Road Jun 05, 2017
The latest promotional video from Uber Freight makes the process of accepting a load and receiving payment as simple as a......

Video: A spin around DTNA's new test track

in The Open Road May 22, 2017
My first reaction when I got out of the truck was relief I had only eaten a small lunch. That is generally good advice when visiting test tracks......

Could infrastructure plan get stuck in traffic?

in The Open Road May 15, 2017
Infrastructure Week started with a jolt Monday, with Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao saying initial details of the Trump......

Uber Freight: It was just a tweet

in The Open Road May 11, 2017
Living on the West Coast, my mornings consist of a mad scramble to catch up on news I’ve missed while sleeping. With so many news outlets and......