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Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2012

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

FMCSA study: Speed limiters improve safety

| March 29, 2012

Research confirms safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

Daimler recalling Freightliner, Western Star trucks

| March 07, 2012

Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year.

Daimler trucks meet 2014 greenhouse gas regs

| February 23, 2012

DTNA’s GHG14 compliance came a year ahead of the mandate for certification by the EPA and the Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Feds set date for stability control proposed rule

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2012

The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.

NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2012

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

Paccar recalls trucks equipped with defective part

| February 07, 2012

Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks were using the same brake component that affected production of Navistar and Volvo Group trucks.

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Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

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