Following the Obama administration's inclusion of a mandate for detention pay equal to or greater than the minimum wage in its draft highway bill, this poll probes the debate over the measure.
Any problem with drug or alcohol use by drivers among carriers large and small can ensure that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be "watching you for a long time," says regulatory consultant.
With the process getting under way, two past award recipients have taken it upon themselves to help get the word out about the program and assist nominees through the application process,
At I-40's Exit 166, the new site offers an 11,000-square-foot facility, significantly larger than the previous location.
In the wake of the scandal over allegations that the VA doctored wait times and other stats, what do you think would do the most to affect change there for better service or to get ...
Karen Gettert Shoemaker's "The Meaning of Names" interrogates the reality German-American communities in the U.S. were confronted with following the outbreak of World War I.
It could be worse: While Overdrive's CSA survey shows continuing concern for deteriorating law-enforcement/driver relations, be thankful you're in America and not Argentina, as a recent case illustrates...
The most recent vid in Tex Crowley's "Life of a Trucker" short-documentary series chronicle Palerider's journey to owner-operator status in a life he loves...
Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ Channel 19 blog covers a grab bag of on-highway hearsay, owner-operator news and driver views from the roadways the nation over. His work in trucking journalism builds on a background of news feature, fiction and other creative writing and editing. Find him here at the Channel 19 blog and via his Twitter feed, or send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 205-907-2481.
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