James Jaillet

Truck racing finale in Europe: Photos and video from the show’s first day

| October 11, 2014

The FIA European truck racing series finale -- a two-day event -- began Oct. 11 and continues through Oct. 12 in Le Mans, France. The season's championship is on the line, and this weekend's races ...

Euro truck racing finale this weekend: Stay tuned for coverage

| October 10, 2014

The event is expected to host tens of thousands of spectators, along with dozens of show trucks and, of course, 100-mph action on the world famous Le Mans track. The event is much like those ...

Navistar seeks consolidation of potential 47 lawsuits against the company over EGR-only engines

| October 10, 2014

Navistar-International has filed a motion requesting consolidation of the more than two dozen lawsuits brought against it over alleged problems with its EGR-only engine line, along with the 21 other similar lawsuits the company is ...

Agency action on increasing insurance will give truckers, public extra comment period

| October 05, 2014

The upcoming rule to increase the minimum amount of liability insurance that carriers and brokers must carry will have an additional step that allows fleets and owner-operators another chance to offer formal comment on the ...

FMCSA to begin field testing wireless roadside inspection tech next year, looking for participants

| October 03, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s testing of wireless roadside inspection technology will enter its third and final phase in December 2015, when it will over the course of a year perform roadside inspections of ...

Gliding 359: Reader’s cement-hauling ’87 Pete

| October 03, 2014

Owner-operator Randy Zink is the third owner of this 1987 Peterbilt 359. He bought the truck from a friend and uses it to haul cement to oil fields.

Spot market rates remain hot despite September declines

| October 02, 2014

Per-mile rates on the spot market fell in September in both dry van and flatbed segments, but reefer saw a small uptick. Rates in all three segments remain well above the same month last year.

Truck driver in deadly Oklahoma truck-bus crash didn’t brake, perform evasive maneuvers

| October 01, 2014

The operator of a Quickway Transportation truck that left a northbound Interstate lane Sept. 27 and entered the southbound Interstate lane and subsequently collided with a bus — killing four college-age women — did not ...

James Jaillet

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

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