congestion

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.

What are owner-operators’ top five problems?

| March 19, 2012

Readers, I'm beginning research on a story I'm preparing for Overdrive's June issue on which I need as much owner-operator input as is possible. It's one that will probe the five biggest problems owner-operators face ...

Congestion diary: And you thought we had it bad. . .

| September 13, 2010

Next time you're sighing or beating your steering wheel over some mammoth traffic jam on your way into Atlanta, Chicago, L.A. or other American city, consider this: Two successive 60-plus-mile traffic jams, some lasting more ...

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