James Jaillet

Clearinghouse rule comments: OOIDA wants protection in reporting, carrier groups want expansion

| May 28, 2014

OOIDA says the rule needs safeguards against carrier reporting measures, while groups like ATA are pushing for an expansion of the ability of carriers to report drug or alcohol violations to FMCSA's database.

PIB tip: Use a separate credit card for business expenses

| May 28, 2014

Try to find a credit card without an annual fee and with a low interest rate. If possible, pay the balance in full every month

Video: Shell engineer details low-viscosity engine oil test

| May 28, 2014

At an engine teardown event held earlier this month, Shell Rotella engineers showed off parts from three engines used in a two-year, half-million mile test of the next-generation low-viscosity oil that's part of the next ...

Diesel price down a nickel after string of price drops

| May 27, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell nine-tenths of a cent in the week ended May 26 to $3.925, according to the Department of Energy. This is the fourth week in ...

Citing registry growth, FMCSA denies OOIDA request to delay med examiner rule

| May 27, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association its request for a delay in the effective date of the agency's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule.

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 ...

James Jaillet

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

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