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Story in NY times tars oil field exemption

| May 18, 2012

I've been at work covering the uptick in oil field work surrounding new drilling techniques that have been enabling new oil and gas wells to explode in a number of areas around the country, from ...

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Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other ...

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.

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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all drivers

| December 14, 2011

NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

NTSB urges ban on cell phone use

Jill Dunn | September 14, 2011

Board recommended banning the use of mobile phones by commercial drivers except in emergencies.

NTSB recommends hazmat tracking changes

| September 02, 2011

The intent is to gain a more accurate accounting of the distribution of hazardous materials-hauling cargo tanks on the road.

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