Federal courts have taken action in recent weeks against several violators in the trucking industry, including cases of hauling explosives illegally and recklessly, evading shut down orders and falsifying logs.
The number of cargo thefts in the U.S. from August to October fell 9 percent from the previous rolling quarter to 212, but the average value lost per load was $256,586, according to FreightWatch International.
Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.
According to this account by Dalene Davies-Smoot, Bob Smoot's widow, Smoot, gunned down at work as a small fleet operator, was a true driver's friend and advocate. "Next to his family, Bob loved his drivers ...
The shooter's owner-operator target, Bruce Johnston, speaks on the long saga of the shooter's conviction and sentencing, which includes time served in a Tennessee work house and a long probationary period.
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, where do you stand on whether to try the suspects, and others accused of terrorism, in U.S. courts or military commissions?
Anyone else wondering what Wendy Parker thinks of this?
The book tackles a broader subject: the link between murders and the Interstate Highway System.
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.
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