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Congress eyes replacing excise tax with diesel tax

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2012

The 12 percent tax on new truck purchases could be replaced with a diesel tax increase of 6.4 cents per gallon.

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

New emissions rule to drive truck prices higher

| August 09, 2011

The first-ever regulation for truck fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, announced Aug. 9, is expected to cut diesel use by 4 gallons per 100 miles traveled by the time 2018 models are sold.

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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.

CRST honors drivers for safety

| March 07, 2011

Eleven drivers were recognized for driving at least 1 million accident-free miles, CRST Expedited, Inc. announced

Road Team finalists named

Jill Dunn | November 23, 2010

Thirty-four truckers are finalists in the American Trucking Associations’ selection process to become 2011-2012 America's Road Team Captains.

My first run behind the wheel

| June 22, 2010

Next time you ask if I've driven before, I can at least say "yes" before the qualifiers (well, "at 40 mph, if that," "with an automatic transmission," "no trailer on") begin. A visit to Schneider National ...

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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2010

The Overdrive staff delves into the Arrow Trucking debacle, texting, driver contests, Pride & Polish, DOE funding, CARB compliance assistance, tariff modifications in the Port of Los Angeles, air emissions and much more.

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