House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Jill Dunn | September 28, 2011

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

FMCSA hours rule on track

Jill Dunn | September 19, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline

FMCSA says it’s addressing cross-border program concerns

Jill Dunn | September 08, 2011

The audit reported the agency had adequate border inspections, but more action is necessary to meet U.S. regulations and standards.

Court asked to review cross-border program

Jill Dunn | September 06, 2011

The Teamsters and Public Citizen petitioned a federal appeals court to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plans.

FMCSA warns about phony marketing tactics

Jill Dunn | September 02, 2011

FMCSA has received numerous inquiries from carriers about pushy attempts to sell products such as logbooks.

FMCSA: Study shows CSA improves compliance

| September 01, 2011

CSA model enables the agency and its state partners to contact more carriers earlier to correct safety problems.

Breaking Free

Todd Dills | September 01, 2011

From fighting for enhanced freedom to haul in its early days to stressing smart business practices later, Overdrive has championed the owner-operator’s concerns.

Experts: Tire maintenance critical in CSA era

| August 29, 2011

Truckers should use fuel-efficient, properly mounted tires that suit the hauls they carry, experts said during a tire technology seminar.

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