James Jaillet

Well-known custom truck builder, Texas fleet owner Bill Hall, Jr. dead after motorcycle wreck

| October 16, 2013

Custom truck builder and fleet owner Bill Hall, Jr., died Thursday, Oct. 10, after being struck while riding his motorcycle by his wife's Cadillac Escalade, according to reports from Hall's hometown, San Antonio.

La. truck stop loses bid to keep Tony the Tiger as Supreme Court rejects case

| October 15, 2013

The long legal saga of a Louisiana truck stop owner's attempt to keep a Siberian Bengal tiger in a cage at his truck stop may have come to an end this month, as the state's ...

Convoy, shutdown effort dubbed ‘bust’ by national press

| October 11, 2013

The Ride for the Constitution protest — part of a supposed nationwide trucking strike— was deemed a bust, having little effect on traffic or attention garnering from those on Capitol Hill, reports say.

Support for trucking shutdown, convoy waning

| October 10, 2013

Support for the Ride for the Constitution trucking shutdown has been waning due to the lack of credibility of its organizers and an overall lack of direction and organization.

Pilot sued by Ohio fleet, latest in post-settlement suits

| October 10, 2013

FST Express, a Columbus, Ohio-based carrier, has become the latest trucking company to sue Pilot in the wake of federal allegations that the company intentionally and systematically defrauded diesel fuel customers out of owed fuel ...

Questioning the logistics of the convoy in the capital (How many trucks, exactly?)

| October 09, 2013

Whether the Ride for the Constitution protest has the widespread backing or the top-down organization to pull off a meaningful rally or produce any results is questionable, but have they actually considered how many trucks ...

Senate passes sleep apnea bill, president’s signature would make it law

| October 07, 2013

The U.S. Senate passed last week the so-called sleep apnea bill, which would require that any action taken by FMCSA pertaining to sleep disorder screening come via formal rulemaking. The bill now moves on to ...

Video: From-cab view of 100 mph truck racing around road course

| October 02, 2013

Video shot in the cab of a truck taking a few laps around a track in the Czech Republic. The truck racing series is set to make its way to the U.S. in 2015.

James Jaillet

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

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