James Jaillet

Though court has issued settlement, Pilot sued by another fleet

| August 12, 2013

Another fleet has sued Pilot Flying J over allegations that the fuel provider defrauded customers by withholding owed fuel rebates, even though an Arkansas court ruled last month to settle the cases.

Video: Freightliner ‘drifts,’ zooms through Pikes Peak race

| August 12, 2013

Stuntman and pro truck racer Mike Ryan takes on the mountains and its hairpin turns in his Freightliner Cascadia.

Agency granting 30-min. break exemptions for defense, livestock haulers

| August 12, 2013

FMCSA has published notices of application from the DOD and livestock council asking to exempt them from the 30-minute break requirement mandated by the current hours-of-service rule.

Outstanding Pilot lawsuits deferred to prior settlement

| August 09, 2013

The outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J will not be consolidated, per a federal court, who asked to defer its ruling to the nationwide settlement made in an Arkansas court last month.

Fraudulent letter being sent to carriers, agency says

| August 08, 2013

Fraudulent letters claiming to be sent by the U.S. Department of Transportation are being sent to motor carriers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says.

Overdrive’s Most Beautiful finalist: Maggie Stone

Brett Jaillet | August 07, 2013

Meet Maggie Stone, finalist for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful Contest, who will be appearing at the Great American Trucking Show along with finalists Libby Clayton and Tina Comer.

How to maintain control over black ice

| August 07, 2013

On a cold winter's morning, what are you to do if the road beneath you and your truck suddenly is covered by a thin layer of clear ice? A few tips for handling.

Agency stops enforcing break requirement for short haulers

| August 07, 2013

FMCSA has announced it is no longer enforcing the mandatory 30-minute break required by the current hours-of-service rule in light of a court ruling last week that vacated that portion of the rule.

James Jaillet

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

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