James Jaillet

ATA pushing for exemption to 14-hour rule for extraction site haulers

| May 27, 2014

ATA is seeking an exemption to wait-time rules for drivers who service oil and natural gas extraction sites, and FMCSA is accepting public comment on the group's request.

Med examiner rule takes effect: Drivers must now use FMCSA-approved docs

| May 21, 2014

Despite recent attempts by trucking trade groups to delay the effective date of the rule, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's rule to require drivers to be medically certified by examiners approved by the agency ...

Pilot Flying J president leaves the company

| May 20, 2014

Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood is no longer with the company, a source close to the investigation has told Overdrive. Hazelwood is one of the company's executives named in a 120-page federal affidavit released ...

Diesel down again, edging downward as part of expected summer decline

| May 19, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another 1.4 cents in the week ended May 19 to $3.94, following two weeks of similar declines and sinking the price 4.1 cents since ...

DOT adds raising carrier insurance minimums to regulatory calendar, pushes Safety Fitness rule back

| May 19, 2014

An official timeline for FMCSA's push to raise liability insurance minimums for carriers has been released by the Department of Transportation, and it signals the agency plans to begin work on the regulation quickly in ...

Med examiner rule update: ATA requests six-month delay, FMCSA boosting numbers

| May 19, 2014

ATA has joined the chorus asking the FMCSA to push back the effective date of its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners until more examiners have been added to its rolls.

Photo gallery: Working show trucks and more from SuperRigsImage Gallery

| May 16, 2014

Here's another sampling of the trucks (along with some other sights) competing at Shell Rotella's SuperRigs show at the zMax Dragway this weekend.

Video: Needle-nosed 1982 Peterbilt 359 with a Corvette dash

| May 16, 2014

Billy Baker talks the history of his classic 1982 Peterbilt 359, which has more than 3 million miles. The Pete also has an aftermarket needle-nose and a Corvette dash.

James Jaillet

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

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