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Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2010

The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.

FMCSA proposes rule to ban texting by truckers

| March 31, 2010

The proposal would impose sanctions on drivers and bar motor carriers from allowing their drivers to text while driving.

Drivers call for hours changes

| March 31, 2010

Drivers and others in trucking called for more flexibility in sleeper berth regulations Friday, March 26, during the fifth public hearing on revising the hours of service rule. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration held the ...

Hours of services changes: Sooner and later

| March 30, 2010

If you have any doubt about whether the bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., are getting the message about needed flexibility in the hours of service revision, worry no longer. I attended part of the fifth hours ...

Drivers call for hours changes

| March 27, 2010

Drivers and others in trucking called for more flexibility in sleeper berth regulations.

Another Hours session set

| March 22, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold the session March 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Louisville.

Safety belt use grows

| March 22, 2010

New data show 74 percent of commercial truck and bus drivers now are using their safety belts.

White House reviews cell phone use rule

| March 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation has drafted a proposed regulation that would ban text messaging and restrict cell phone use.

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