Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.
The truck pulling hopper trailers reportedly skidded more than 300 feet before crashing through crossing gates.
The National Transportation Safety Board has announced its new list of the most critical transportation issues.
Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.
Proposed rule would require additional training for employees and new safety requirements for motor carriers and facilities.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Highway fatalities, which account for nearly 95 percent of all transportation deaths, decreased from 37,423 in 2008 to 33,808 in 2009.
In fatal crash investigation, the NTSB calls for a fatigue management system, event recorders and collision warning systems.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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