James Jaillet

Hooked: Homer Schultz’s 1993 Peterbilt 379 wrecker

| March 05, 2013

Homer Schultz III's shop churned out this 1993 Peterbilt 379 a few years back to serve as Homer's personal full-time working rig.

LaHood’s right — Sequester’s dumb, and we’re doing nothing for our kids

| March 04, 2013

This generation inherited great advancements in transportation — like the Interstate system — and, not only did we give nothing back, we failed to take care of what was given to us.

Caterpillar’s latest piece of machinery — a smartphone

| March 04, 2013

It's not yellow, but it is rugged and built for on-the-job conditions.

LaHood: ‘Sequester is dumb,’ next highway bill needs to be longer

| February 28, 2013

In an address to AASHTO Wednesday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said sequester would be a setback to transportation and the next highway bill should be five years long, not two.

Video: Cindi Holland wants you to enter our Most Beautiful contest

| February 25, 2013

Owner-operator Cindi Holland talks about her experience on an Overdrive photo shoot and presented a clear message — you should nominate yourself or a friend for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

Stay in control of your warranty

| February 22, 2013

Manufacturers can invalidate warranties for many reasons. Here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

How trucking is becoming the most attractive job in the country

| February 08, 2013

Trucking offers job security and upward trending pay, which is more than can be said at many other fields in the current economy.

Rates continued downward slide in January

| February 05, 2013

For the second straight month, spot market rates dipped somewhat significantly in all three segments, according to the January report from load board Internet Truckstop.

James Jaillet

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

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