The Keys Truckers’ ‘Letter to Capitol Hill’

| August 15, 2011

File this one under "modest proposal." Seems Keys Truckers Jan and James (pictured) McCarter are always involved when a nice slab of satire graces the blog here, not to mention good music. In any case, last ...

DOT updates rules timetable

Jill Dunn | August 12, 2011

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

A window on FMCSA’s CSA driver-enforcement authority goals

| August 10, 2011

I thought I'd share a document leaked earlier in the year -- specifically in May, and to the Transportation Weekly publication -- that purported to be a draft highway bill whose genesis was within the ...

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

3 keys to expansion

Kevin Rutherford | August 05, 2011

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

DOT steps up carrier inspections

| July 19, 2011

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

Lowest out-of-service in Roadcheck history

| July 08, 2011

Nearly 8,000 CVSA and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspectors performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections.

U.S., Mexico sign cross-border agreement

Jill Dunn | July 06, 2011

Mexican trucks will be required to comply with all U.S. safety standards and have electronic monitoring systems to track hours-of-service compliance.

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