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Owner-operators’ road trip guide from Atlas

| April 10, 2012

Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road operator survey, conducted earlier this year, garnered close to a couple hundred responses to questions running the gamut of operational details and preferences for various businesses delivering services ...

Feds close Utah carrier

| March 31, 2012

Federal officials have shut down a small Utah carrier after declaring the company and its principal an imminent public safety hazard.

Owner-operators deliver in MATS EOBR listening sessions

| March 27, 2012

If you haven't read the report my colleague James Jaillet filed from the Mid-America Trucking Show on the Friday listening sessions the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted on the subject of electronic on-board recorders ...

VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

FMCSA inspector outlines top hazards

| March 23, 2012

Top driver problems are logbook issues, record of duty status isn't current, isn't in possession of a medical certificate, doesn't speak English and carrier requires or allows driver to drive after 14 hours on duty.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

| March 06, 2012

**(Overdrive editor Max Heine is posting updates from the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting via the OD Twitter feed and Facebook page today. Expected to be included among the news are company driver and owner-operator ...

CSA Proof Your Rig

Todd Dills | March 01, 2012

Pack the right parts and inspect your truck diligently to avoid time-consuming, costly inspections.

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