James Jaillet

Diesel price falls again, hits lowest point since January

| June 02, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped again in the week ended June 2, though only slightly, falling seven-tenths of a cent to $3.918.

Rates soar in May as flatbed, reefer set records

| June 02, 2014

Rates in all three segments boomed in May, continuing to build on recent per-mile upticks, according to data released June 2 by Internet Truckstop.

Pilot VP of sales fired 13 months after implication in fuel rebate scheme

| June 02, 2014

Pilot Flying J's Vice President of Sales, John Freeman, has been fired by the truck stop chain and fuel provider, a source has confirmed with Overdrive. The departure comes in the wake of the alleged ...

Hard braking causes small load to come loose — Could trucker have prevented it?

| May 30, 2014

A trucker in front of John Doe panic-stopped to avoid a deer, so Doe also hit the brakes hard, causing a tied-down drum to break free and damage his trailer’s interior. Could he have prevented ...

Clearinghouse rule comments: OOIDA wants protection in reporting, carrier groups want expansion

| May 28, 2014

OOIDA says the rule needs safeguards against carrier reporting measures, while groups like ATA are pushing for an expansion of the ability of carriers to report drug or alcohol violations to FMCSA's database.

PIB tip: Use a separate credit card for business expenses

| May 28, 2014

Try to find a credit card without an annual fee and with a low interest rate. If possible, pay the balance in full every month

Video: Shell engineer details low-viscosity engine oil test

| May 28, 2014

At an engine teardown event held earlier this month, Shell Rotella engineers showed off parts from three engines used in a two-year, half-million mile test of the next-generation low-viscosity oil that's part of the next ...

Diesel price down a nickel after string of price drops

| May 27, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell nine-tenths of a cent in the week ended May 26 to $3.925, according to the Department of Energy. This is the fourth week in ...

James Jaillet

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

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