James Jaillet

Retreads: Modern money savers?

| July 10, 2013

Do you utilize retreaded tires in your operation? If not, you could stand to save money doing so, says an in-depth look at the issue on Overdrive sister site CCJ.

Pilot facing lawsuits from three more carriers

| July 08, 2013

Three more class-action lawsuits have been filed against Pilot Flying J due to the ongoing federal investigation into the company that it knowingly and fraudulently withheld fuel rebates from fleet customers over a seven-year period.

Anthony Foxx sworn in, takes reins at DOT

| July 02, 2013

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx was sworn in Tuesday, July 2, as the new head of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

All three segments post all-time highs as rates surge

| July 02, 2013

Flatbed, reefer and dry van rates all rose to their highest points ever, according to numbers released this week by online loadboard Internet Truckstop.

State-controlled messages on your truck

| July 01, 2013

Will states soon have the ability to broadcast via your license plate that you're over hours or drowsy?

Workin’ hard for his money

| June 27, 2013

Jarod Hamel, of Pembrook, N.H., hauls oil, lumber and cement for his uncle, Alan Hamel, with this 1988 Freightliner. The truck has a 425-hp Cat and 15-speed transmission. Hamel says he’s kept the truck pretty ...

Motormaster comes to life

| June 26, 2013

Travis Lyon's 1987 Kenworth K100E brings the demented Decepticon Motormaster from comic book ink to real-world form.

Pilot employee agrees to offer testimony, evidence against others involved in fraud scheme

| June 24, 2013

A Pilot executive agreed last week in a plea agreement to provide evidence and testify against others involved in the rebate withholding scheme and said management knew about the scheme.

James Jaillet

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

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