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Economic outlook: Slow growth, weak employment

Economist William Strauss told CCJ Symposium attendees that the economy's growth is being constricted in a few key areas.

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Ferro: Agency will propose EOBR rule

Electronic onboard recorder proposal expected in late 2012 or early 2013.

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Proposed rule would mandate stability system

The DOT has proposed a federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control systems on large commercial trucks.

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SuperRigs starts Thursday

The 30th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 17-19 on the grounds adjacent to the Joplin, Mo., Speedco.

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Clark: Alternative fuels key to American economic prosperity

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark says the investment in alternative fuel is the most important component in U.S. prosperity.

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Driver gets 18 months for falsified logbook

A federal judge has sentenced a Philadelphia trucker to 18 months in prison for falsifying his logbook in connection to vehicular homicide.

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Judson Mobley Logging ordered to shut down

FMCSA has ordered the carrier to shut down following drug and alcohol testing violations and driver qualification issues.

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Mexico clamping down on truck weight, safety regs

Mexican officials announced plans for stricter regulations on load weight and more inspectors and scales.

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Half-century triumph

With 50 years of trucking in the side-view mirror, Larry Severson gets his due as Overdrive/TCA 2011 Owner-Operator of the Year.

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Trucker protest shuts down construction project

Roughly 30 drivers staged a small ruckus this weekend by refusing to work and shutting down a $1.4 billion highway project in the process.

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