FMCSA to move on electronic recorders, hours

| February 13, 2012

Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

Court sets new FMCSA deadline on recorder motion

Jill Dunn | January 27, 2012

Court granted extension to Feb. 21 for the FMCSA’s response to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s motion.

‘Monkey gouger’ Jimmy Ardis beats the odds to 4 million safe milesImage Gallery

| January 26, 2012

Owner-operator Jimmy Ardis of Sumter, S.C., leased to Moultrie, Ga.-based Sapp Trucking, learned to drive "in a 1971 International 4070 cabover with a 250 Cummins in it," he says, running to the West Coast and ...

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

Former owner-operator going after MCSAC committee representation

| December 19, 2011

As I've written about here in weeks prior, former owner-operator Fred Schaffner, a man with a passion for fighting for fairness in the treatment of drivers in the face of regulatory flux and with a ...

Language of the MCSAC/MRB sleep apnea recommendations

| December 08, 2011

You've more than likely seen the news, available via Overdrive here, that firm recommendations for guidance on required evaluation and treatment for sleep apnea among truck drivers with a body mass index (BMI) measurement of ...

Groups file lawsuit to block cross-border program

| November 29, 2011

A lawsuit seeks to block the U.S. DOT from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

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 ...

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.