Readers offer further examples of multiple violations written that stem from one root cause, known as "stacking" and discouraged at the federal level.
An ATBS informational document aims to help uninsured owner-operators make the decision on whether to purchase insurance to satisfy the individual mandate or continue uninsured.
A receiver's message comes in over the Qualcomm while Wendy and George have been waiting an hour in a line of trucks to get unloaded: "Late drivers will be fined $500." Oh the humanity!
A letter writer to the Chattanoogan newspaper last week proposed to fine drivers of large trucks involved in accidents per hour of required cleanup or per mile of backed up traffic. Specifically: $5,000 per hour of ...
Iowa has begun requiring intrastate carriers display their company or farm operation name and USDOT registration number, but won’t enforce this rule until 2011. The state’s transportation department’s Office of Motor Vehicle Enforcement will issue verbal ...
It's every operator's nightmare: new California Air Resources Board regulations. With last-minute regs changes and a hardcore freight downturn, compliance is even tougher for cash-strapped operators, who are starting to avoid California altogether.
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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