James Jaillet

FMCSA issues guidance on breaks in on-duty time

| July 11, 2013

The guidance comes on the heels of the July 1 effective date of hours of service rule changes and clarifies guidance it says has an "effect of discouraging drivers from taking breaks" or documenting them ...

Owner-operator sues Pilot over rebate withholding

| July 10, 2013

A New Hampshire owner-operator filed a lawsuit earlier this week against truck stop giant Pilot Flying J, saying he "suffered economic damages" in Pilot's alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme.

Retreads: Modern money savers?

| July 10, 2013

Do you utilize retreaded tires in your operation? If not, you could stand to save money doing so, says an in-depth look at the issue on Overdrive sister site CCJ.

Pilot facing lawsuits from three more carriers

| July 08, 2013

Three more class-action lawsuits have been filed against Pilot Flying J due to the ongoing federal investigation into the company that it knowingly and fraudulently withheld fuel rebates from fleet customers over a seven-year period.

Anthony Foxx sworn in, takes reins at DOT

| July 02, 2013

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was sworn in Tuesday, July 2, as the new head of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

All three segments post all-time highs as rates surge

| July 02, 2013

Flatbed, reefer and dry van rates all rose to their highest points ever, according to numbers released this week by online loadboard Internet Truckstop.

State-controlled messages on your truck

| July 01, 2013

Will states soon have the ability to broadcast via your license plate that you're over hours or drowsy?

Workin’ hard for his money

| June 27, 2013

Jarod Hamel, of Pembrook, N.H., hauls oil, lumber and cement for his uncle, Alan Hamel, with this 1988 Freightliner. The truck has a 425-hp Cat and 15-speed transmission. Hamel says he’s kept the truck pretty ...

James Jaillet

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

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