James Jaillet

Insurance increase rule, speed limiter rule running behind FMCSA’s projected schedule

| October 22, 2014

File this under “no news can sometimes be news” — Two trucking-related federal rules in the works have missed projected schedules for their advancement through the rulemaking process.

FMCSA amends hours rules for fuel haulers in emergency situations

| October 21, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations to supersede federal hours-of-service regulations.

Diesel price continues near 4-month downslide, remains at 28-month low

| October 21, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 4.2 cents in the week ended Oct. 20 to $3.656, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report, marking the 16th week in a ...

A few lights show photos and a full winners list from PDI Pride & Polish

| October 20, 2014

The PDI Dyno Event and Truck Show Pride & Polish — 2014's final Pride & Polish show — wrapped up Sunday. Here's a few photos from the event's light show and the full list of ...

PDI Pride & Polish winners: Rethwisch’s ‘Blood, Sweat and Gass’ picks up another win, along with other repeaters

| October 19, 2014

Four more trucks punched their tickets to compete in the 2015 Pride & Polish National Championship, including Bill Rethwisch's reigning winner 'Blood, Sweat, and Gass' and two other Pride & Polish regulars.

On the road again: Retired owner-operator’s ’05 Kenworth

| October 17, 2014

Ronnie Brees sold his former Kenworth in April 2011 and considered retiring from trucking. But just two months later, “I was missing the road and started looking for another truck,” he says. He found this ...

Photos: 20 European show trucks sporting chrome, lights, graphicsImage Gallery

| October 15, 2014

Roughly 200 show trucks showed up last weekend to the European truck racing finale in Le Mans, France, including several dozen American-style cabs. Check out some of them here.

Protect your exhaust flange by keeping the throttle in check

Bruce Mallinson | October 15, 2014

I teach people to drive as if there's an egg between their foot and the throttle. Flanges take abuse, and that is why there is flex-pipe in all exhaust systems: to help alleviate the torque ...

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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