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Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

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.

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.

Fed agency measures distracted-driving deaths

| December 09, 2011

New data released by NHTSA using its refined methodology show an estimated 3,092 fatalities in distraction-affected crashes in 2010.

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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.

Service deal at Midwest Pete dealer promotes safety with savings

| August 16, 2011

If you missed the news yesterday, the network of Peterbilt dealers in Sioux City Truck Sales has jumped in with support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's “Buckle Up in Your Truck” safety campaign. ...

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.

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