National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Idaho, Tennessee to mount holiday patrols

| November 17, 2011

Idaho police statewide will conduct an enforcement campaign to target impaired driving Nov. 19-27.

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

Peterbilt dealers support safety program

| August 15, 2011

Dealers in Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Iowa, and Norfolk, Neb., are supporting the “Buckle Up In Your Truck” safety campaign.

New emissions rule to drive truck prices higher

| August 09, 2011

The first-ever regulation for truck fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, announced Aug. 9, is expected to cut diesel use by 4 gallons per 100 miles traveled by the time 2018 models are sold.

NHTSA raises stopping distances at lower speed

| July 27, 2011

Agency is slightly relaxing its new stopping distance requirements for new truck tractors at lower initial speeds.

NY law mandates mirrors

| July 25, 2011

A new law will require truck drivers traveling in New York City to mount front-end mirrors.

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Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

Groups push for safer trucks

| June 09, 2011

ATA and OOIDA called on the federal government to research how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit truckers.

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