Stiff wind to pay the toll: The 2011 Channel 19 year in review

| January 01, 2012

What better way to start the new year than with a look back on the previous? I did it last year, after all, so let's make it a tradition, how bout? The Chinese Year of the ...

Parking Solutions

Max Kvidera | January 01, 2012

Governmental efforts to expand truck parking continue in many states. The next step — providing real-time space availability information — is just around the corner in select areas.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Stowaways are caught, Overdrive has a young fan, how to prevent joint pain, freight rates are holding and other industry oddities and news items are featured along with Truck Gallery.

FMCSA’s hours rule justification includes, well, guess who…

| December 29, 2011

You can imagine my surprise yesterday when, just as I'm perusing portions of the new hours rule's full text in preparation for a story or two I'm putting together for Truckers News and Overdrive, I ...

Be ready for second year of CSA

| December 22, 2011

CSA's first year might have seemed benign to you, but it’s still warming up. Be prepared for a closer acquaintance in 2012.

Final hours rule ready

| December 21, 2011

The White House Office of Management and Budget has finished reviewing the final rule for truck drivers’ hours of service.

Former owner-operator going after MCSAC committee representation

| December 19, 2011

As I've written about here in weeks prior, former owner-operator Fred Schaffner, a man with a passion for fighting for fairness in the treatment of drivers in the face of regulatory flux and with a ...

Sleep apnea meeting set

| December 19, 2011

Joint subcommittee meeting focusing on sleep apnea will be open to the public on Wednesday-Thursday, Jan. 4-5.

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