Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.
Truck representatives have sought a short-term 10 percent tax credit towards the purchase of Class 8 trucks with 2010 engines.
Mexico increased to 99 the number of U.S. products with retaliatory tariffs.
Mayflower Transit may assess a 10-cent per mile fee on its owner-operators to cover the cost of insurance.
OOIDA has been selected to receive $1 million to implement an auxiliary power unit project costing more than $2.3 million.
Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.
Advanced handling. Extra-heavy labor. Elaborate LTL logistics. Special hauls often require moreof an owner-operator than ordinary loads, but the financial rewards compensate well.
The Senate broker bill would increase broker bond to $100,000 from $10,000.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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