Forty-one percent of motorists reported having fallen asleep while driving passenger vehicles, according to AAA survey released this month.
Two public hearings are scheduled for proposed federal medium- and heavy-duty truck standards.
In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent ...
In 2009, more than 200 distracted driving bills were considered by state legislatures.
The number of traffic fatalities for 2009 are projected to reach the lowest level since 1954.
The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.
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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