Overdrive Staff

Has FMCSA’s Ferro lost it? Or is her credibility just shot?

| June 12, 2014

Given recent actions by Congress to undermine FMCSA rulemaking and an emotional plea made to Congress in a recent DOT Fast Lane blog post by agency head Anne Ferro, what's going to come of Ferro ...

Driver pleads not guilty in Tracy Morgan crash charges, HOS argument brims

| June 12, 2014

With several news reports suggesting its driver had been awake working for 24 hours prior to the accident, Walmart spokesperson Brooke Buchanan issued a statement early today, Monday, June 9, that the driver was operating ...

Finalist Anna Sosnina: ‘Respect everyone. There is no room for an attitude’

| June 12, 2014

Sosnina never planned to be a truck driver; she saw an ad for trucking driving school, enrolled in it and loved it.

Reader: Truck drivers essential to American way of life

| June 11, 2014

This letter and salute to the American driver came in from Elberta Bocock, administrator of a Facebook page that is itself something of a salute.

Driver braves 14-degree temps to help family in bad crash

| June 10, 2014

Robert Sutton, a driver out of Meridian, Idaho, has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association after he came to the aid of a family of four that had been involved in ...

Diesel hits lowest point since January, falls sixth week in a row

| June 10, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped again in the week ended June 9, falling 2.6 cents to $3.892, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration.

Finalist Michele Pruitt: ‘I think beauty is within’

| June 09, 2014

Pruitt is a self-described “country girl.” She’s usually found wearing her boots, hats and jeans.

Senate DOT appropriations bill would set e-log, CSA safety fitness determination deadlines

James Jaillet & Kevin Jones | June 09, 2014

In addition to offering restart-changes relief pending further study, the bill requires an ELD final rule by January 2015 and SFD proposal by December of this year, in addition to an OIG audit of the ...

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