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Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

Walmart driver No. 1 in truck-driving championships

| August 26, 2013

Gary Harms, a Walmart Transportation professional truck driver based in Olathe, Kan., was named the 2013 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion. Gary's driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those ...

Carriers, drivers aligned on need for shift in enforcement priorities

| May 14, 2013

Following a speech at the 2013 CVSA spring workshop which decried states' outsize inspection focus, Overdrive readers responded largely positively to a message of new traffic-enforcement priorities.

FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

| April 23, 2013

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Readers on the crash-fault ‘shell game’

| March 17, 2013

In denying the possibility of fault determination, advocacy groups ignore the majority of car-truck crashes.

The smell of an EOBR by any other name

| January 15, 2013

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

19 drivers earn Road Team captain distinction

| January 10, 2013

The American Trucking Associations this week named 19 professional truck drivers the 2013-2014 American's Road Team captains.

Making the most of idle time with uncompensated detention solutions

| November 07, 2012

Readers voices views on the issue of uncompensated detention time at shipper and receiver facilities, an agreed-upon top problem for driver and owner-operators today.

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