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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 ...

FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

| April 12, 2011

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

Groups oppose diverting highway funds

Jill Dunn | April 11, 2011

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

Our EOBR gifts to Mexican carriers

| April 09, 2011

One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.

FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | April 09, 2011

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

FMCSA listens: PSP update clarifies co-driver inspection violations

| March 04, 2011

While I'm on the subject of CSA, I thought I'd share a bit of an update to this month's Truckers News CSA cover story. In it, during dicussion of the DataQs system and Ed Webb's ...

House OKs 1099 repeal

Jill Dunn | March 04, 2011

Starting in 2012, companies would have to file a Form 1099 on every business which they spend at least $600 a year.

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