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Teamsters challenges Mexican trucker safety

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2012

Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.

Evel Knievel’s driver and the 1973 Overdrive interview

| March 12, 2012

Unearthing the history behind Evel Knievel's 1970s touring operation with former driver Mike Draper. Bonus: Videos of the old Mack haul rig, currently undergoing restoration.

Southeastern Regional truck show one month hence

| March 11, 2012

Mid-America had to start somewhere. --owner-operator Ted Bowers, president of the American Truck Historical Society's Smoky Moutains chapter The show about which Bowers had those thoughts for me is a joint venture with his ATHS chapter ...

Navistar gets California OK to sell engines

| March 09, 2012

Company has permission to continue to sell new heavy-duty truck engines as long as the company still has enough emissions credits.

CSA-Proofing, part two: Closed greasing system

| March 09, 2012

I wanted to highlight a maintenance tip today you may have missed from owner-operator Gordon Alkire, leased to Landstar, down in the comments section on my "CSA-proof your rig" cover story for this month's Overdrive ...

10,200 trucking jobs added in February

| March 09, 2012

Payroll employment in trucking surged as trucking companies added 10,200 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.

Report: EPA underestimated compliance costs

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Report claims agency underestimated emission compliance costs for new trucks by a factor of two to five for model years 2004-2010.

Cascadia’s aero design proves itself on the road

| March 08, 2012

See what contributing editor Steve Sturgess has to say about his test drive of Freightliner's Cascadia and its aerodynamic fuel economy.

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