congestion

Use the CB to cope with ‘freight-training’ traffic phenomenon

Rey Moreno | September 08, 2013

"We can’t change how everyone drives," says independent Rey Moreno in this story, "but we do have the direct ability to change how we as professional drivers move through the crowd."

VDOT reopens SB I-81 lanes near Blacksburg

| August 29, 2013

Big backups around Blackburg, Va., were eased Thursday, Aug. 29 with the reopening of lanes obstructed by a landslide.

Report: Congestion on roadways still increasing, signals recovery acceleration

| July 03, 2013

Traffic congestion in May increased 9.3 percent nationally from May of last year, says the monthly Gridlock Index from Inrix, who says the increase is an indicator of a strengthening economy.

Report: Traffic gridlock increases, but points to strengthening economy

| April 04, 2013

Though Inrix's Gridlock Index showed steady traffic in December, that could mean good things for the economy, the firm says.

Study: Traffic costs trucking $27 billion a year

| February 06, 2013

The trucking industry as a whole was the victim of a $27 billion loss in 2011 in the aggregation of time spent and fuel wasted in congestion on U.S. highways.

Getting loaded with the laypeople

| January 16, 2013

"I think if the general public had a better idea of what actually goes on in getting their Oreos to the Kroger, they might just reconsider cutting that truck off in traffic."

What’s eating you today?

| June 08, 2012

If you’re not hitting some congestion, there are probably other things that are of concern, such as parking shortages, fuel costs and electronic onboard recorders.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

Owner-operators have some strong words, an air force vet finds a third life in trucking, a demand for bee hive transport; plus Truck Gauge, Channel 19 and Truck Gallery are featured.

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