Informal poll results from Overdrive's Facebook fans on the growing trend among owner-operators toward operation in short-haul applications.
If you haven't heard, the trucking radio giant is back on overnight radio via Willie's Roadhouse on SiriusXM Channel 56, broadcasting Sunday through Friday in the midnight-3 a.m. Eastern time slot. A couple of years ...
In the wake of the EOBR mandate's inclusion in the 2012 MAP-21 highway bill, this round-up comes by way of the people at Xata Turnpike, makers of the RouteTracker EOBR.
In all the hubbub over the mandate for electronic onboard recorders included in the highway-bill language, it's perhaps been easy to overlook some of better results for truckers and advocates, chief among them other language ...
Problems in the trucks rose 9 percent to 223 problems per 100 trucks in 2012, with the biggest issues being engine and fuel problems caused by technology originally designed to reduce emissions.
These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.
The American Trucking Associations' summary of new highway bill items that are of interest to motor carriers, sent out to various media, follows -- I've rearranged a few items of driver/owner-operator interest to bring them ...
Language in the tentative agreement raises the surety bond minimum to $75,000 from $10,000, where it had been since the deregulation era.
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