motor carriers

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

Rich Wilson’s ‘state of the industry'; and MCSAC apnea update

| January 13, 2012

You're likely to remember Rich Wilson (pictured), former owner-operator and current regulatory manager with the Trans Products/Trans Services company, for his part in the Truck Driver Social Media Convention last fall, where he urged the ...

Heads-up on new partnership that could change the leasing game

| November 17, 2011

This month in Overdrive, I examined a couple different alternatives to traditional leasing models carriers and their advisers are exploring for ways to avoid what some see as long-term growing challenges to the independent contractor ...

Canada implements electronic shipment system

Jill Dunn | July 22, 2011

In September, Canada will begin phasing in the third stage of its Advance Commercial Information for highway carriers.

I-405 in Los Angeles reopened ahead of schedule

Jill Dunn | July 15, 2011

Truckers coped with the shutdown by leaving early and taking alternate routes.

Survey seeks CSA comments

| July 13, 2011

American Transportation Research Institute has launched a survey to identify Compliance Safety Accountability impacts.

uShip’s Charles Myers details commercial freight online-auction opportunities, future

| July 11, 2011

The online-auction model of the uShip.com system for retail freight is entering the commercial arena. Their new General Manager of Freight, Charles Myers (pictured), like you, is a veteran of that arena. While he’s most ...

FMCSA extends intermodal inspection report date

| May 20, 2011

The agency has extended by a year the compliance date for drivers and motor carriers to prepare driver-vehicle inspection reports.

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