James Jaillet

LaHood: ‘Sequester is dumb,’ next highway bill needs to be longer

| February 28, 2013

In an address to AASHTO Wednesday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said sequester would be a setback to transportation and the next highway bill should be five years long, not two.

Video: Cindi Holland wants you to enter our Most Beautiful contest

| February 25, 2013

Owner-operator Cindi Holland talks about her experience on an Overdrive photo shoot and presented a clear message — you should nominate yourself or a friend for the Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

Stay in control of your warranty

| February 22, 2013

Manufacturers can invalidate warranties for many reasons. Here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

How trucking is becoming the most attractive job in the country

| February 08, 2013

Trucking offers job security and upward trending pay, which is more than can be said at many other fields in the current economy.

Rates continued downward slide in January

| February 05, 2013

For the second straight month, spot market rates dipped somewhat significantly in all three segments, according to the January report from load board Internet Truckstop.

Iron Afflicted: Jonathan Eilen’s 2010 Peterbilt 389

| January 31, 2013

Jonathan Eilen’s black and orange Pete pays homage to his brother Jake.

Rates tumble in December after November spike

| January 03, 2013

Coming on the heels of a big November — more than likely driven by holiday retail shopping – rates for all three segments dropped in December.

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.

James Jaillet

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

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