Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
Cargo worth an estimated $3 million has been stolen in the last month at the airport, FreightWatch said.
Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.
FreightWatch said 974 cargo theft incidents were recorded last year, with an average value of $319,000 per theft incident.
Fraudulent pickups of freight are increasing in California and other states.
A live necklace, a chance to win a flatbed, a heroic trucker, striking truck drivers in South Africa and record cargo theft are among the trucking issues featured.
FreightWatch reported the volume of cargo theft grew throughout the western hemisphere.
Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.
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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