Operators vent over EOBR

| March 23, 2012

Many drivers expressed disdain for electronic onboard recorders and the intent to mandate them at an FMCSA listening session.

FMCSA inspector outlines top hazards

| March 23, 2012

Top driver problems are logbook issues, record of duty status isn't current, isn't in possession of a medical certificate, doesn't speak English and carrier requires or allows driver to drive after 14 hours on duty.

CSA change will help flatbeds

| March 22, 2012

Flatbed carriers will get some relief on their safety rating under a new change in how securement is weighted in the CSA program.

FMCSA: Drivers not rated

| March 22, 2012

FMCSA official contends truck drivers do not get a CSA score, as do carriers.

ATA questions crash accountability decision

| March 20, 2012

ATA laments decision by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hold trucking responsible in its CSA program for every truck-involved crash.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

| March 16, 2012

ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Overdrive trucks to NYC today

| March 15, 2012

Overdrive editor Max Heine and I are doing a little air-trucking this afternoon to NYC for the Jesse H. Neal awards banquet put on by American Business Media. My two-part feature on the Compliance, Safety, ...

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