James Jaillet

Gun laws, election, federal regs: Top 15 most read stories of 2012

| December 28, 2012

Though the landscape of federal rulemaking was relatively quiet this year, a few lawsuits brought against some of the DOT's more controversial rules and programs proved to be popular topics this year.

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.

James Jaillet

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

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