Overdrive Staff

Truckers Top List in Number of On-the-Job Deaths

Truckers had more fatalities than any other occupation in 2002, although total fatal work injuries for that year declined nearly 7 perc...

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IRS Ups 2004 Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service has announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rates to use in 2004, as well as a paperwork-re...

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Burns To Lead ATA in 2004

West Virginia trucking executive Fred Burns Jr. has been named chairman of the American Trucking Associations, the nation's largest tr...

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Volvo Makes $150 Million Investment in Powertrain Plant

Volvo says it will spend $150 million over the next four years to expand a Hagerstown, Md. truck engine plant. The Volvo Powertrain fac...

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J.D Power Survey Gives Caterpillar, Eaton Fuller High Rankings

A J.D. Power and Associates study ranked Caterpillar's C15 engine highest for customer satisfaction in the vocational Class 8 engine c...

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TCA Select Finalists for Driver Contests

Last year's Company Equipment Driver of the Year was George Dieu, a 45-year veteran driver with 4.5 million miles under his belt. ...

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EPA Report Says Refiners Will Meet Low-Sulfur Diesel Schedule

Refiners have indicated they can meet demand for lower-sulfur diesel by the time federal law phases it into use during 2006-10. The ...

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Experts Foresee Better Trucking Economy in 2004

Economists at an American Trucking Associations panel discussion in October agreed that the economic recovery is well under way, and th...

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Back Off and Show Respect

What's with so many trucks tailgating four-wheelers and, worse yet, big trucks? Can you see around a big truck when you're 10 feet aw...

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Christmas Under Fire

John Latta Executive Editor jlatta@eTrucker.com There's something wro...

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