James Jaillet

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.

Questions arise over Pilot in-house investigator

| June 03, 2013

An internal investigator for Pilot dealt with payment withholding accusations at his former employer, reports say.

‘Family Biziness,’ Lil’ Ray crowned Pride & Polish winners

| June 01, 2013

A few familiar faces brought home Best of Show trophies at The Great West Truck Show Pride & Polish this weekend.

Video: Black cherry duo shows off pink flames, skulls

| May 31, 2013

Yamko Truck Lines is showing off two of its award-winning black cherry and pink-flamed Petes.

French truckers get hitched in front of show truck

| May 31, 2013

A French couple that loves American trucks and that owns a trucking company in France threw had an unannounced wedding ceremony in front of a truck.

Keeping video documentation of your mishaps

| May 31, 2013

A dash cam on display at Great West keeps HD video recording synced with location for insurance if trouble arises.

Small fleet owner invents innovative, but simple securement device

| May 30, 2013

Former small fleet owner and flatbed hauler Steve Burroughs introduced at The Great West Truck Show today a product that he says is a "no-brainer" and something that he's hoping becomes standard equipment for flatbed ...

James Jaillet

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

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.