James Jaillet

FMCSA shuts down fleet behind driver said to have been on duty 35 hours

| April 03, 2014

Illinois-based carrier DND International has been ordered to shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after the agency said its investigators found "widespread, serious violations" of hours of service regulations and with falsifying ...

House members call for GAO to evaluate FMCSA’s methodology in creating hours rule

| April 02, 2014

Two members of Congress have asked the Government Accountability Office to evaluate studies done by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that justify the most recent hours of service regulations changes, which took effect last ...

Rates skyrocket in March as flatbed, van set records

| April 01, 2014

Per-mile spot market rates in all three segments — flatbed, reefer, van — soared upward in March, according to data released April 1 by loadboard Internet Truckstop. Flatbed and dry van rates hit all-time highs ...

Diesel price falls another 1.3 cents, continues downward slide

| April 01, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped for the third consecutive week in the week ended March 31, falling another 1.3 cents to $3.975, according to the DOE.

Mid-America roundup: Concept truck, driver hero, OEM updates top 2014 show

| March 31, 2014

Though lighter than usual on major announcements, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., last week still produced some highlights. Here is a roundup of some of the noteworthy and popular items from the show

Photo gallery: Pride & Polish champ Vinnie Diorio’s 2013 Pete showing at MATSImage Gallery

| March 29, 2014

  Vinnie Diorio's 2013 Peterbilt 389, which won the 2013 Pride & Polish National Championship in the Limited-Mileage Combo category, was on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week. Overdrive reported on the truck a few ...

Crash accountability in CSA scores, changes to DataQs higlight CSA update

| March 29, 2014

A study that evaluates both the impact of implementing crash fault weighting into CSA scores and FMCSA's ability to implement such a system is still being reviewed by the agency and peers prior to its ...

Photo gallery: Custom ’07 Pete shows its stripes at MATSImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

The 2007 Peterbilt 379 below, on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show this week in Louisville, Ky., is owned by Dallas MCord.

James Jaillet

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

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