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Jason’s Law: Time for action is now

| November 10, 2011

Yesterday, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works unanimously approved a two-year transportation authorization bill (S. 1813, or MAP-21) extending current funding levels and making other enhancements that could lead, said Committee Chairwoman Barbara ...

A trucking ambassador: Interviewing ‘Truck Stop Missouri’ star Joe Bechtold

| October 05, 2011

The Truck Stop Missouri series on the Travel Channel has been running for a couple of months now, featuring the goings on in and around the 12 business that make up the Midway Travel Plaza ...

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Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

Business group opposes rest area commerce bill

| June 23, 2011

The legislation would permit states to sell food and fuel from interstate rest areas.

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Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

Unity diaries: Jason’s Law lives

| May 12, 2011

It's been more than two years since New York trucker Jason Rivenburg was slain in South Carolina after being held up while parked at an abandoned commercial property. It's also been two years since House ...

Jason’s Law re-introduced

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2011

Jason’s Law would provide $20 million annually over six years for truck parking upgrades on the National Highway System.

Groups oppose diverting highway funds

Jill Dunn | April 11, 2011

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

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