James Jaillet

Diesel price drops, still up 13 cents year over year

| December 28, 2012

The average price of diesel dropped to $3.923 a gallon for the week ended Dec. 24 — a 2 cent drop from the previous week.

Video: Ryan Hooten’s ’95 Pete 379

| December 10, 2012

Ryan Hooten's 1995 Peterbilt 379 — the centerpiece of his Ryan's Feed and Trucking grain hauling business in Santa Ynez, Calif. — is an ode to western motifs, leather and rawhide. Here's a brief interview ...

Diesel and natural gas — don’t let fear cripple your business

| December 04, 2012

If the time comes, will you choose diesel or your business?

DOT: Despite state measures, marijuana still illegal for drivers

| December 04, 2012

Marijuana will remain an unauthorized drug for both recreational and medical purposes for truck drivers under the U.S. Department of Transportation's Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation.

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

| December 03, 2012

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Using a shipping container as an office?

| November 26, 2012

Does your company need a cheap, sturdy office? Overdrive sister pub Equipment World's Tom Jackson may have a solution for you — an intermodal-type cargo container.

Finding 10 mpg: Testing the Cascadia Evolution

Steve Sturgess | November 15, 2012

We looked at the Freightliner Cascadia here earlier this year, but this one is different. Way different.

Rates drop, continue year-end slide

| November 12, 2012

As has been the case for all three segments in the last three years — except for flatbed in late 2010 — spot market rates for reefer, flatbed and dry van continue their decline after ...

James Jaillet

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

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