A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.
For the first two months of 2011, freight shipments measured by the Freight TSI were down 0.6 percent.
Freight Transportation Services Index rose 0.9 percent in January from a revised December.
A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.
In 2010, the Freight TSI increased 0.4 percent.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported the Freight TSI has increased in 14 of the last 18 months.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
October’s Freight Transportation Services Index increased 0.2 percent from September, rising for a second straight month.
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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