The 2011 Custom Rigs Pride & Polish season – and its new National Championship format – kicks off in Wildwood, Fla., April 8-10 at the 13th annual 75 Chrome Shop Show.
A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.
Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.
The Compliance, Safety, Accountability program is finally under way. Major Mark Savage will explain how it affects your day-to-day operations in a March 22 webinar.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.
Driver pay will rise an average 3-5 cents a mile for company drivers and 4-6 cents for owner-operators over the next 12 months, Gordon Klemp predicted.
In ISM indices that measure growth in manufacturing and manufacturing employment, “transportation equipment” was the third fastest growing segment in February.
Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly for the Overdrive Extra blog. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work. You can reach him at
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