Oregon

I’ll admit when I’m wrong

Wendy eats crow -- though commentary on the driver shortage still stands, there are no tapiers in the state of Oregon (unless someone knows of a recent zoo-break...). Maybe a Sasquatch or two...

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CSA program not ‘meeting the goal’

If you think the FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program has misdirected carriers’ safety focus in a big way, you’ll find a friend in Oregon DOT's David McKane.

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Top states for hours violations

Oregon ranks No. 1 in hours enforcement. Of the No. 2 state in hours enforcement, Wyoming, says Oregon enforcement, data-sharing is high. Find the top 15 states here.

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Oregon: An edge on hours

The state of Oregon is known among owner-operators for more than its scenic mountain passes and rocky coast: Oregon’s weight-distance tax data sharpens its focus on log violations.

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Multi-stop last mile from an Oregon National Forest

The end of the Parkers' multi-stop load comes down the wire on hours. Wendy: "George really does amaze me sometimes. I would have been in the fetal position, sobbing...."

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W900L glider rolls in log-hauling fleet

Last year, Dan Pardovich and his brother, Ryan, took the engine and transmission from a donor truck and built a W900L glider.

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The vampires among us

Fast on track to make the decision already and move to Oregon for the lush scenery, Wendy Parker discovers an undead revolution in our midst.

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Hot button: Call a truce with marijuana?

More than 60 percent of Overdrive readers favored some form of marijuana-use legalization or decriminalization, with a majority reflecting three current state ballot initiatives beyond medical use.

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Courthouse News Service: ‘Truckers offended by lavender?’

Coast Truck Centers near Portland objected to a billboard above their store's highway-side sign advertising an upscale resort. Wouldn't you?

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FedEx driver honored by TCA

FedEx Freight driver Kenny Cass, of Portland, Ore., has been named a Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel for his help at the scene of an accident on a Portland road.

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