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Top photo galleries of 2020

Dec. 29, 2020
2020 was the year that coined the phrase “unprecedented times,” but that didn’t stop the trucking from showcasing the advancements in the industry that will lead the way into 2021. Check out the Top 10 photo galleries of 2020.

2020 was the year that coined the phrase “unprecedented times,” but that didn’t stop the trucking from showcasing the advancements in the industry that will lead the way into 2021.

Check out the Top 10 photo galleries of 2020.

Honoring this year's women leaders in transportation

Since 2016, FleetOwner has worked to recognize and honor the women who are helping to shape the trucking industry by profiling some of the many outstanding women in trucking. The 12 women chosen for 2020 offer excellent examples of just how varied career opportunities for women can be in an industry that has been historically male dominated. 

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Lordstown Motors unveils Endurance pickup truck in 'Voltage Valley'

Here's your first look at the Lordstown Motors Endurance, which the company hopes will be the first battery-electric pickup to market next year. It's also towing the hopes of a beleaguered Rust Belt region hoping for a new start.

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Gear to help fight coronavirus in the cab

Keeping drivers from contracting COVID-19 is just as crucial to maintaining a working supply chain as ensuring factories are humming and grocers’ shelves are stocked. FleetOwner asked Richard Reina, product training director for, to identify some of the key products and gear available on the site to ensure the brave men and women delivering goods across the country stay safe and healthy.

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Trucks’ blockbuster movie roles from 2010 to 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent safe distancing rules have forced Hollywood to shelve most of this summer’s slate of movies until later this year and into 2021. Meanwhile, trucks have proved themselves the real stars of the pandemic by keeping store shelves full. To honor these heavy-duty actors who have pulled all of the weight this year, we thought we’d revisit some of trucking’s juiciest roles from the past decade.

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2021 New models: Light duty

Whether it's for the job or personal use, the compelling question for those in the market for a new pickup truck in 2021 will be: "To electrify or not to electrify?" The battery-electric market is still quite new with a lot of questions around charging and total cost of ownership still unanswered. Here are the major updates to the light-duty vehicle segment (Classes 1-3) for model year 2021, which include a new array of battery-electric options.

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Ohio tops list of most dangerous states to drive; Michigan is safest

Based on metrics gathered from non-commercial driver car insurance application data, Ohio was named the most dangerous state in which to drive, according to Insurify, an insurance comparison website. The Buckeye State earned the infamous honor last year as well.

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2020 trucker gift guide

During a year unlike any other, professional drivers have been among the many front-line workers helping to keep America stocked up during the COVID-19 pandemic. The holiday season is always a great time to thank the truckers who keep America running. From cab amenities to clothing, there's a number of gifts that could brighten your favorite trucker's holiday.

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2021 New models: Medium duty

Because the medium-duty segment (Classes 4-6) is so diverse, with a wide range of duty cycles and applications, from urban delivery to vocational work, the changes on new models made from year to year are also diverse. They are the ultimate role players, with some trucks out there to meet the niche needs of any fleet.

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How fleets can use ELDs to improve preventive maintenance

For some fleets, the sole purpose of investing in an electronic logging device (ELD) is to track driving time in compliance with the hours of service (HOS) regulations. However, some ELDs are capable of collecting a much broader array of vehicle data that can help the fleet in additional ways.

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Trimble Ovation Awards honor tech-savvy fleets

Trimble took the time during its virtual 2020 in.sight user conference and expo to honor six fleets for innovative work. The Ovation Awards recognize Trimble customers who are deploying technology to make informed decisions, improve safety and maximize efficiencies.

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