Overdrive Staff

Apnea clarification unlikely in short term to remedy the condition’s growing importance in medical certifications

| December 04, 2014

Though FMCSA says it will send a bulletin to medical examiners to clarify its guidelines on screening drivers for sleep apnea, it's unlikely medical examiners' willingness to issue short-term driver medical certifications contingent on apnea ...

Fender, mudflap hanger supplier Fleetline passes audit

| December 04, 2014

Fleetline Products, a supplier of fenders and mudflap hanger brackets, announced that the company gained its ISO 9001:2008 recertification after passing its annual third-party audit in October. Fleetline said that in order to receive the certification, ...

Mack’s historical museum turns 30

| December 03, 2014

Mack Trucks announced this week its Mack Trucks Historical Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary last month. The museum commemorates the 114 years of Mack’s history with photos, memorabilia and a collection of vintage Mack trucks.

More than 40k fleets using PrePass

| December 03, 2014

The companies who use the service can become eligible to bypass 310 weigh stations and inspection sites in 31 states, PrePass says.

FMCSA issues shutdown order to driver following fatal crash, violation of federal regs

| December 03, 2014

The truck operator's license had been suspended, he was in possession of controlled substances, he had violated hours of service, he was on the phone during the crash and he was speeding, FMCSA says.

Capitol Christmas Tree delivered to D.C. after trucking-sponsored 2,700-mile trip

| December 03, 2014

The special Kenworth T880 carrying this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree ended its trek Tuesday when the 75-foot white spruce cut down in Minnesota last month ended its 2,700-mile trip to D.C.

Video: Trucker makes tight turn with extra-long trailer look easy

| December 03, 2014

As noted in the video's description, the trailer was even equipped with a rear driver.

FedEx drivers reject Teamsters affiliation in latest vote

| December 02, 2014

FedEx Freight says drivers at its Louisville, Ky., hub voted last week against joining the Teamsters union. The Louisville vote was the latest chapter in the Teamsters’ recent run at the parcel carrier giant.

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