Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year.
The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.
The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.
New data released by NHTSA using its refined methodology show an estimated 3,092 fatalities in distraction-affected crashes in 2010.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
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. ...
Agency is slightly relaxing its new stopping distance requirements for new truck tractors at lower initial speeds.
On November 23, I made note of an avenue toward gaining access to crash and inspection information contained on drivers' Pre-Employment Screening Program reports. Working through the official FMCSA contractor, the fee to obtain a ...
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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