James Jaillet

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.

CSA’s kinks: Agency working on new site, possibly changing scoring

| June 06, 2013

An FMCSA rep says a new site is coming for public display of CSA scores to more accurately portray safety risk in an attempt to mitigate carriers' concerns of the public nature of the scores.

Lawsuits continue for Pilot, attorneys want to consolidate cases

| June 06, 2013

A Nebraska owner-operator has become the latest party to sue Pilot Flying J, but attorneys in Ohio want the suits consolidated.

Fleet, owner-operator the latest to sue Pilot for rebate withholding

| June 05, 2013

Ohio Auto Delivery and an unnamed owner-operator are the latest to file lawsuits against truck stop chain and fuel provider Pilot Flying J amidst federal allegations that it defrauded trucking companies out of millions of ...

Over regulation killing owner-operators, says ATA chair

| June 04, 2013

Mike Card put it bluntly last week at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Las Vegas: The costs of complying with regulations in the trucking industry is smothering owner-operators and small fleet owners.

Reefer, van rates skyrocket in May

| June 04, 2013

Spot market rates for reefer and dry van loads leapt dramatically in May, a month that saw rates for all three segments rise and reefer rates hit an all-time high.

James Jaillet

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

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