James Jaillet

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.

Photo gallery: Trucks under the sun on day 2 of SuperRigsImage Gallery

| May 16, 2014

It's early yet on the second day of Shell Rotella's SuperRigs competition, but trucks are rolling through the judging line and lots of others are staging themselves on the lot at the zMax Dragway in ...

Video: Custom ’95 Pete 379 showing at SuperRigs

| May 15, 2014

Brian Babcock, owner of Automotive Additions, brought his '95 Pete to Shell Rotella's SuperRigs show at the zMax Dragway May 15, 2014. In this interview, he talks about some of the truck's features and why ...

E-log mandate: Agency extends public comment period to June 26

| May 15, 2014

Following a request by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, FMCSA has extended the comment period for its proposed electronic logging device mandate, pushing back the comment period 30 days to June 26.

Photo gallery: SuperRigs competitors brave the rain on Day 1Image Gallery

| May 15, 2014

Shell Rotella's annual SuperRigs show began this morning at the zMax Dragway in Concord, N.C., to an uncooperative line of thunderstorms. Competitors, however, haven't been bashful, showing up to brave the conditions.

James Jaillet

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

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