James Jaillet

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.

Trucker Buddy honors 2014 ‘outstanding’ truckers

| March 28, 2014

Trucker Buddy International honored its 2014 Outstanding Trucker Buddies at a ceremony March 28 in Louisville, Ky., at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

PHOTOS: Show trucks on display at Mid-AmericaImage Gallery

| March 28, 2014

A selection of show trucks from the display area at the 2014 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

James Jaillet

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

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