Wendy sends a message to Congress: "If we're going to start outlawing stuff because it's dangerous, I think we should start with the automatic sensors on every stinking sink between here and Timbuktu."
Rounding up reactions to recent coverage of a variety of issues at OverdriveOnline.com, in the magazine and on the Overdrive Facebook page.
The Channel 19 Monday roundup: The CSA House hearing last week, a truck show upcoming in Tennessee, and new driver-disqualification powers across the pond.
In a hearing before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week whose title was a markedly direct question -- "Is FMCSA's CSA program driving small businesses off the road?" ...
In addition to mandating electronic onboard recorders, it includes a “Jason’s Law” truck parking provision and other key points that affect trucking.
Language in the tentative agreement raises the surety bond minimum to $75,000 from $10,000, where it had been since the deregulation era.
In separate legislation Friday, House passes measure to block funding for EOBRs after both houses pass highway bill that mandates them on trucks.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.