Commercial Carrier Journal

Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

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Pulse

These stats were gathered by Overdrive’s sister magazine Commercial Carrier Journal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Pulse

As you weigh any possibilities for expansion or changing carriers, consider these current resources to help assess your situation.

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A possible windfall for independents

If you’re independent, there could be some real opportunities if your bigger competitors don’t have the capacity – the trucks and drivers – to handle what could be a big influx of freight.

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Roadside Attractions

An Oreo design hits the spot, drug trafficking, a truck beauty calendar and ride-along pets are among the trucking news items featured.

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Birth of an Icon

For hard-working owner-operators trying to survive in a highly regulated industry, Overdrive became the Voice of the American Trucker.

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LogBook

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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CSA 2010 – your bittersweet change agent

I’ve yet to speak to anyone in trucking who’s overjoyed about Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. After all, a much more meticulous safety mindset will be required to avoid getting caught on the radar of this huge data-crunching machine when it cranks up in December.             Some carriers in CSA 2010 test states have been to the mountain, seen the New World Order, and report that yes, it is a massive, intrusive project. But there’s a good ...

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