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U.S. diesel price rises

The national average price increased 0.2-cent to $3.848 through Jan. 30. The latest price is 41.2 cents higher than a year earlier.

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FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years until Jan. 30, 2014.

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TCA names 20 ‘Best Fleets’

For owner operators, contest survey revealed miles were flat, but income had increased by 5 percent.

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House to tackle highway funding bill

House committee will work on legislation Feb. 2. The current surface transportation funding extension expires March 31.

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Alliance Truck Parts 2012 NASCAR schedule set

Alliance Truck Parts Racing Team’s NASCAR racing starts Feb. 25 in Daytona, Fla., and includes 22 weekends. Penske driver Sam Hornish Jr. is the driver for the Alliance Truck Parts No. 12 Dodge Challenger in the races. "We’re especially proud to continue our relationship with Penske Racing and the entire Alliance Truck Parts Racing Team,” said Daniel Haggerty, director of parts and service marketing for Daimler Trucks North America. “The alignment we’ve found with our customers through ...

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CARB says Navistar credits to sell engines ending

Agency's executive order says emission credits allowing sale of engines run out Feb. 29.

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Court sets new FMCSA deadline on recorder motion

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

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Used truck sales up in December

Used truck sales increased 13 percent in December, but were 9 percent lower than the previous year

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‘A girl named Fred’ and other dog stories

Any driver who’s taken a pet on the road knows how special that bond can be. Read the winning entries from the OverdriveRetro Best Dog Story competition.

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DMS Moving Systems wins award

DMS Moving Systems, based in Canton, Mich., was recently chosen for the 2011 Moving and Storage Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. DMS was nominated by Atlas Van Lines for its excellence in customer service, leadership, community involvement and innovation.  Besides lowering its impact on the environment through recycling and sustainability programs, DMS also conducts background checks for all van operators and crew members in order to ...

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