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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

Used truck sales up in December

| January 26, 2012

Used truck sales increased 13 percent in December, but were 9 percent lower than the previous year


Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.


Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

Used Class 8 sales drop

| September 26, 2011

For the year, sales of Class 8 used trucks are down 7.4 percent from the same time period last year.

Class 8 truck orders fall in May

| June 06, 2011

Despite the decline, orders were still 85 percent higher than prior-year levels, FTR Associates and ACT Research reported.


Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

Class 8 orders dip in February

| March 03, 2011

Class 8 truck net orders for North American markets totaled 24,300 units in February, down 3,000 from January, ACT said.

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