Company drivers and owner operators were asked to nominate carriers that operate 10 trucks or more.
Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.
The March Freight TSI gained 2.6 percent from March 2009, the first year-to-year increase in the freight index since July 2008.
Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.
Though freight TSI declined 4.1 percent during 2009, the index increased 2.9 percent over the last seven months of the year.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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