James Jaillet

CARB offering class this month on complying with emissions regulations

| February 11, 2015

The California Air Resources Board announced will hold a half-day seminar Tuesday, Feb. 24, to help truck owners better understand and comply with the state’s stringent truck emissions regulations.

Rule to require stability control systems on trucks reaches OMB

| February 11, 2015

The rule, which came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is designed to help mitigate rollover and loss-of-control crashes, according to the synopses from NHTSA.

DOT begins audit of FMCSA’s compliance with 34-hour restart study requirements

| February 10, 2015

The OIG says its objective is to “determine whether FMCSA’s design and implementation of the restart study complies with the requirements of the act.”

Diesel price increases for just third time in 7 months

| February 10, 2015

The increase is also just the third week-to-week increase since early July 2014 — a streak that saw the country’s diesel price hit its lowest point since November 2009.

Washington sues truck operator whose oversized load caused 2013 I-5 bridge collapse

| February 09, 2015

WDOT is seeking $17 million from the defendants — the cost of the response to and repair of the collapse, it says.

Quarter-century of chrome: 2015 marks 25th year of Overdrive’s Pride & Polish

| February 06, 2015

Beginning this month and throughout the year, Overdrive will cover highlights of Pride & Polish history, including profiles of some of the better-known winners.

2,400 trucking jobs added in January; December sees big revision

| February 06, 2015

The for-hire trucking industry added 2,400 jobs in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the government. December's gains were also upwardly revised by several thousand.

Infographic: 6 ways truckers can stay healthier on the road

| February 05, 2015

It covers the obvious and ubiquitous — eat better, sleep more, quit smoking and exercise — but offers them in a nice visual presentation. Make of it what you will.

James Jaillet

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

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