James Jaillet

Rollover system mandate set for publication as OMB clears rule

A federal rule to require all new trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control systems has been cleared by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, meaning the rule likely will be published in the coming weeks.

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2015’s second Pride & Polish stop kicks off Friday at Thunderhill Raceway at ChampTruck races

Overdrive’s Pride & Polish and the new Meritor ChampTruck World Series collide this weekend in Northern California, where the second stop in both 2015 circuits will be held together at the Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, Calif.

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25 videos for 25 years: Ron Brubaker’s ‘One of a Kind’ 1993 Peterbilt 379

In the fifth week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s video of Ron Brubaker's 1993 Peterbilt 379.

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Crash treatment in CSA ‘not fair,’ says FMCSA’s safety head, says agency wants to fix

FMCSA's Jack Van Steenburg, while admitting the agency's CSA program's lack of crash weighting is unfair, did not give specifics as how the agency could fix it. He spoke Tuesday with TCA's David Heller about a wide range of trucking regulations.

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High Valley’s custom military, aerospace hauler

wner-operator Shane Becker of Ramona, Cailf., runs the West hauling military equipment, jet engines and oversized aerospace equipment with this 1999 Peterbilt 379.

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E-log mandate: DOT’s latest projected dates for it, fuel economy standards and other 2015 regs

The latest projections for major trucking regulations in the DOT's pipeline.

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Speed limiter mandate one step closer to publication, sent to White House for approval

A proposed federal rule to require the installation and use of speed limiters on heavy trucks has been sent from the DOT to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget for its approval.

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Carrier who sued Pilot over fuel rebate fraud now claims truck stop chain lied about diesel prices

Wright Transportation has amended its lawsuit against Pilot Flying J to accuse the truck stop chain and fuel provider of fudging its diesel fuel prices to defraud the carrier out of owed fuel rebates.

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25 videos for 25 years: Ryan Hooten’s western-themed Peterbilt 379

In the fifth week of the countdown, here's Ryan Hooten's grain-hauling 1995 Peterbilt 379 and matching flatbeds.

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Bill dictating direction of hours-of-service restart rollback, insurance rule advances

The 2016 DOT funding bill that would keep in place the current hours-of-service suspension until FMCSA can justify the HOS rule changes put in place in July 2013 and block FMCSA from increasing carrier insurance minimums.

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