James Jaillet

Collapsed I-5 bridge reopens with temporary replacement span

| June 19, 2013

The Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Skagit River near Mount Vernon, Wash., has reopened with a reduced speed limit of 40 miles per hour. The bridge reopened this morning, the Washington Department of Transportation announced.

Pilot employees plead guilty, agree to testify against others

| June 19, 2013

Three more Pilot Flying J employees have pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and have reportedly agreed to testify against others involved in the case.

Fleet sues Pilot, names CEO directly as defendant

| June 14, 2013

An Alabama-based carrier has filed suit against Pilot and its top-level executives in the wake of federal accusations that the company fraudulently withheld fuel rebates from customers.

Lights out: California car hauler

| June 14, 2013

Stephen Ashburn’s 2005 Peterbilt 379 presented an ideal starting point for his truck-showing career.

Advice on lowering the front of a KW

| June 14, 2013

What’s the best way to lower the front of a Kenworth W900A? Jeff Battler from 12ga. Customs has the answer.

Report on I-5 bridge collapse says trucker ‘felt crowded’

| June 12, 2013

An NTSB report written from preliminary accounts of the collision that caused the bridge collapse on Interstate 5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., says that the top of an oversize load collided with an overhead portal ...

Tennessee Pride & Polish show kicks off later this month

| June 12, 2013

The newest addition to the Overdrive's Pride & Polish tour — the Fitzgerald Truck Show — will take place at the end of the month, June 28-29, at the headquarters of Fitzgerald Truck Parts & ...

Americans prefer good roads to iPhones, electricity, Internet and sewage?

| June 10, 2013

What's really more important in the lives of Americans — cable, cell phone, Internet, water, sewage or electricity? The surprising answer: Well-maintained transportation infrastructure.

James Jaillet

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

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