Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.
Following a speech at the 2013 CVSA spring workshop which decried states' outsize inspection focus, Overdrive readers responded largely positively to a message of new traffic-enforcement priorities.
Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.
If 10n2 and other companies' predictions come to fruition, it might not be long before it's possible to utilize real-time operational data to negotiate rates with your insurance company.
The study, conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, concluded that drivers looked at digital billboards significantly longer than they did at other signs on the same stretch of road,
According to this report from Fox News, citing confidential sources knowledgeable of ongoing Senate/House conference committee work on final highway bill language, a deal has been reached that includes removal of the mandate for interstate ...
An encounter with a pair of joy-riding, inconsiderate motorcyclists over Memorial Day turned dramatic when truck driver Bethany, blogging at One Girl Trucking, decided enough was enough and confronted the bikers at a red light. Read ...
Years from now it might turn out that EOBRs and apnea screening are two intrusions that never lived up to the bluster.
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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