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Trucking Solutions Group launches fund-raiser for mobile mammography

Attendant to a variety of free health screenings for all driver-attendees and others at GATS this year, which the TSG has helped organization, the fund-raiser is to help cover costs ...

Starting off the day right: TSG’s GATS Health Walk

The Trucking Solutions Group conducted its annual GATS Health Awareness Walk this morning, Aug. 23, with a sizable group of participants and a cool finish with Baylor Trucking's ALS ice-bucket ...

Group of OOIDA members, drivers issue letter to DOT in support of Anne Ferro

Citing regulatory efforts on detention pay and other compensation reform, CSA and other programs as beneficial, one group of OOIDA members comes out in support of FMCSA chief.

Voices on the call for FMCSA head to resign

Was OOIDA's move the right one -- or is the "be careful what you ask for, you just might get it" adage an appropriate consideration? More views here on the ...

The scrum over mandatory detention pay

Following the Obama administration's nod to the notion of mandatory detention pay in its draft highway bill, debate has intensified over whether the federal government ought to be involved in ...

TA and Petro announce seven Citizen Driver Awards

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Center facilities, announced its first annual Citizen Driver Award recipients today at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., to recognize drivers who evoke respect for the industry.  "You've inspired pride and ...

Team Run Smart

Team Run Smart is Freightliner’s home for results of real-world test runs of some of their newest over-the road Class 8 models. This website also hosts regular blogs of several ...

Inside small-fleet advocacy at NASTC annual meeting

Rounding up highlights from the NASTC annual meeting: CARB politics, enforcement; speed limiter rule with retrofit requirement expected in 2014, "conditional" rating the new "unsatisfactory"...

Roundup: River States in Wis. hosting show, hanging a fuel-mileage shingle, new vid series…

Overdrive's Pride & Polish heads to Wisconsin in 2014, with River States Customz in La Crosse hosting.

Topping 10 mpg: Former Trucker of the Year blends driving strategy, equipment

Are we about to pass the 10-mile-per-gallon threshold in long-haul trucking? Owner-operator Henry Albert certainly thinks so. He regularly pushes the envelope in his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

Evolution evolves: Freightliner adds gas power to Cascadia’s aero package

Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let ...

Video log: Tagging along with a 10 mpg owner-operator

Overdrive Equipment Editor is riding from Alabama to Dallas with owner-operator Henry Albert, and the two are aiming to average 10 mpg during the course of the trip in Albert's ...

Credit loosening, income rising for owner-operators, says ATBS

Institutional investors are looking for places to put their money, which is good news for owner-operators who've been hamstrung by tight credit since the recession.

Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK ...

Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk ...

Finding 10 mpg: Testing the Cascadia Evolution

We looked at the Freightliner Cascadia here earlier this year, but this one is different. Way different.

Bug-removal tip: Scotch Brite ‘Dobie’ pads

This one comes by way of owner-operator Henry Albert's blog, where he shares an anecdote about the Scotch Brite "Dobie" cleaning pads (pictured) he uses to clean bugs from his ...

Ferro introduced to CSA ‘8th BASIC': Driver turnover

Some watchers contend carriers' driver turnover rates should be considered in computing ultimate safety scores in CSA.

Open call with Anne Ferro

The folks at the Trucking Solutions Group -- including members we've written about on the blog, from owner-operators Rick Ash and Bob and Linda Caffee to Henry Albert -- are ...