LogBook

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.

Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

Congress eyes broker bill

Jill Dunn | June 26, 2011

Trucking and broker organizations say the bill will mitigate unscrupulous broker practices.

Groups push for safer trucks

| June 09, 2011

ATA and OOIDA called on the federal government to research how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit truckers.

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.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2011

A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

EOBRs controversy over the national airwaves missing extant/emerging solutions

| April 22, 2011

Wednesday, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program ran this piece on the issue of the proposed federal mandate for electronic on-board recorder use for hours-of-service monitoring. If it goes into effect, virtually all interstate haulers ...

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